Reading is the foundation of education. And children who learn to love reading generally have better reading comprehension. According to Reading is Fundamental, children who learn to read early have a better chance of overcoming the achievement gap.
It is with great excitement that I write this first article in what will be a monthly feature: Sankofa Garden Homes.
Yul Dorn and his wife raised their son and daughter in a three-bedroom home crammed with family photos, one they bought in a historically African American neighborhood in San Francisco over two decades ago.
Ready or not, the hot weather is here, complete with 90-plus degree temperatures that not only affect people, but also our animal companions. Of course, keeping your pets happy and healthy year-round is of the utmost importance, but be extra ...
“We have 40 food deserts in Dallas County. It’s absolutely unimaginable that we have communities that don’t have access to food,” said Daron Babcock, founder of Bonton Farms.
Lawmakers in Texas largely failed to take any significant action to address the state’s skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths just months after researchers found it to be the highest in not only the U.S., but the developed world.
Curt Warner dodged the questions for years.
Among American children, the obesity rate has more than tripled since the 1970s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Approximately 1 in 5 children age 6 to 19 are obese – the highest rate being among Hispanics ...
“Today, I pledge allegiance to the best possible me. No matter how good I am, I know I can do better,” yelled the young boys of the Project M.A.L.E. initiative as they recited their creed during their rite of passage. ...
Food deserts exist across the city, especially in the Southern Sector. Half of South Dallas is labeled a food desert, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture 2011 report.
Saving money, improving the environment and the emotional wounds of combat; these were just some of the motivators among the individuals who decided that joining the growing tiny house movement was the right choice for them.
“I went through some trials as we all do, business and personally,”
With warm weather on the horizon, it’s time to turn the clocks forward and say “so long” to winter and “hello” to longer spring days.
African American Read-Ins were held at Black-owned McDonald’s restaurants last month in honor of Black History Month.
The Dallas Park and Recreation Department is inviting senior citizens to challenge themselves and strive to be more physically active by participating in the 2017 Dallas Senior Games. The Olympic-style competition, open to all athletes age 50 years old or ...