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Five ways to save money during vacation

Vacations are a great way to relax, reconnect with family and escape the daily grind of work. But they can also quickly drain your savings account. So here are five of our favorite tips to save a bit of cash ...

Grocers leave food deserts bare

As part of Michelle Obama’s healthy eating initiative, a group of major food retailers promised in 2011 to open or expand 1,500 grocery or convenience stores in and around neighborhoods with no supermarkets by 2016. By their own count, they’re ...

Swap salt for herbs, spices in 2016

Making a New Year’s resolution? Don’t forget salt. Most Americans consume about a 1,000 milligrams of sodium over the amount recommended by nutrition and health experts. New research shows cooking with spices and herbs could help you ditch the salt ...

A brighter season for families in need

For many of us, a cozy winter’s night isn’t complete without milk and cookies or a warm cup of hot cocoa. But families in need in your community may be missing out on milk and its nine essential nutrients.

A complete Thanksgiving dinner made easy

Food. Friends. Family. Football.

Comfort foods get a boost with superfruit

With cold and flu season knocking on the door, it’s time to start preparing your immune system to battle not only that pesky cold, but other chronic diseases as well.

Kathlyn Joy Gilliam House

Students, colleagues, friends and family of Kathlyn Joy Gilliam gathered together at 3817 Wendelkin St. on Oct. 16 for the unveiling of The Kathlyn Joy Gilliam House and the commemorative celebration of her 85th birthday. The mistress of the landmark ...

Teen moms find solace at Alley’s House

Dallas County has one of the highest teen births in the state of Texas and the highest rate of repeat teen births. Furthermore, the United States has the highest number of teen pregnancies and teen births in the industrialized world, ...

Trends of Black abortion: Getting to the heart of the matter

While the number of abortions and abortion clinics continues to decline across the country, African Americans still make up approximately 30 percent of the abortion rate, according to a study released last year by the Alan Guttmacher Institute, a worldwide ...

Go green: Making snack time count

During this busy time of year, it’s easy to let nutrition slide. That’s why it’s important to have healthy snacks ready to take with you so you can keep your energy up while you’re on the go.

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade 4WD Premium

The Cadillac Escalade has reached cult status. No other reason explains why the body on frame, three-row sport utility’s global sales were up by almost 70 percent through July.

The evolution of play time, activities

In today’s electronic-driven digital age, youth are defining a new way to play.

Project Plié: Bringing classical ballet to the ‘hood

“So, we’re going to do a beginning ballet class, dancers, and all I need you to do is follow along,” announced the director of the Dallas Black Dance Theater Academy to the company of children before her. “Go ahead and ...

ManCODE on being a Black man in America

“Define manhood for us from your individual perspective.”

Christians and online dating

Looking for love? Over half of the U.S. population is single, according to the latest U.S. Census data of 2012. With so many eligible bachelors and bachelorettes available in this modern world, people are trying a variety of ways to ...