What do “Bring Back Our Girls,” “Justice for Trayvon” and “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” have in common? They’re all rallying cries that began on social media. And when big things happen through social media, Black people usually lead the charge.
Twenty years after signing the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, the United States continues to struggle with racial disparities in every major sector of American society.
Fifty-one years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. touched many hearts and changed the course of American history as he stood before thousands at the Lincoln Memorial and delivered his unforgettable I Have a Dream speech.
Nature offers man its most valuable resources – soil, water and air. Combined with proper care, they can transform into a bountiful field with enough fruit and vegetables to sustain a community. Maintaining such a field can provide an opportunity ...
Texas is known for its barbecues because nothing is deeper to the heart of a Texan than beef, chicken or pork cooked on an open flame – especially during the summer.
In a recent survey about aging, people reported their greatest fear as losing their independence and having others make decisions for them.
Growing up isn’t easy, especially for the many young Black men living without positive male role models.
Despite its recent changes, the West Dallas Community Center said it’s ready to continue the mission of strengthening West Dallas neighborhoods.
“The mayor and I have some great news to tell you together,” Councilmember Carolyn R. Davis told the crowd gathered at the front gate of Fair Park. “I think this is a wonderful occasion.”
For many adults, the times spent with their fathers are among their most treasured memories. However, today as many as 1 in 3 children in America live in a home where a biological father is not present.
Despite the disproportionate impact of poverty found in African American communities, only one of President Barack Obama’s “Promise Zones,” is majority-Black, according to a new report.
More than 200 African American men, ranging from a taxi driver to university professors, sent a letter to President Obama on Tuesday urging him to expand his Black male initiative to include Black girls and women, saying they were “surprised ...
Aging gracefully is as much about feeling good on the inside as feeling good on the outside.
In an area overwhelmed by hunger and homelessness, a project known as Design for Change empowers students to make a difference in the world around them.
“Madder than a wet hen,” was Charlie Fink’s answer when asked about his emotional state upon being involuntarily committed for psychiatric evaluation at Methodist Richardson Medical Center in February.