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Passing on the gift of knowledge through reading, a community book donation event, hosted by Melanin Origins LLC, a children’s book company that writes biographies of African American leaders; the Black Police Association of Greater Dallas; the Dallas Public Library; ...

Clinton, Obama prove Democratic dependence on nonwhites

Eight years ago, exit polls showed Hillary Clinton with comfortable margins over now-President Barack Obama among Whites and Latinos during the Democratic primary season.

Dallas’ first Black mayor honored

Known as a bridge builder, city builder and unifier, former city attorney, former mayor and Texas secretary of State, Ambassador Ronald Kirk was honored before a crowd of 300 in front of the Continental Avenue Bridge, which was dedicated in ...

Improving the quality of life in Oak Cliff

In order to improve the quality of life for residents who live in District 4 of the city of Dallas, Councilwoman Carolyn King Arnold hosted the first Fair Housing Symposium on April 28 at Oak Gardens Church on Polk Street.

Phyllis Lister Brown: Dallas loses an incredible leader, steadfast servant

“I’m not a politician. I have a desire, and have always had a strong desire, to serve and give back to my community

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Remington College Dallas Campus will host its annual 3 Lives Blood Drive on June 21 from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dallas city manager announces retirement

Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzalez recently informed Mayor Mike Rawlings and the Dallas City Council of his intentions to retire.

AT&T announces accelerated investment in South Dallas

AT&T representatives announced last week its plans to invest in parts of Southern Dallas by expanding and enhancing its 100 percent fiber AT&T GigaPower network to houses, apartments and small businesses primarily south of the Trinity River and Highway 30.

Supreme Court upends all-White jury verdict, death sentence

The Supreme Court upended the conviction and death sentence of a Black Georgia man May 23 because prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African Americans from the all-White jury that determined his fate in the case of Foster v. Chatman, ...

Neighborhood Plus unveiled

What is Neighborhood Plus?” Alan Sims asked in his introductory remarks during the City Council District 3 meeting at the Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center, hosted by Councilman Casey Thomas II, May 19.

Autopsy pending after another Black woman dies in a Texas jail

A Black woman arrested following a car accident in Texas declined medical treatment after the wreck but died two weeks later after going into convulsions in jail, authorities said May 25.

Celebrating 43 years of fighting for justice, diversity

For over four decades, the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice has strived to maintain an equal balance of justice for African Americans and other minorities.

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Registration has begun for City Men Cook 2016, to be held on June 19 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Gilley’s Southside, located at 1125 S Lamar Blvd. Hosted by A Father’s Table, the event is an annual celebration ...

Virginia GOP filed lawsuit to block felons from voting

Virginia Republicans asked the state’s highest court Monday to block more than 200,000 felons from voting in November, arguing that Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe abused his power by restoring the voting rights of thousands of convicts who’ve completed their sentences.

Monday Night Politics features candidates in runoff election

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates hosted a forum for the runoff elections in Dallas County. The event took place Monday at the African American Museum in Fair Park.

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