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Prince fought throat, stomach pains in his final months

On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia and California. He hosted a pop-up party at his Paisley Park studio, and there were few outward signs in his final months that anything was wrong.

Monday Night Politics concludes with candidates for Dallas ISD School Board District 2

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates concluded on April 18 for the May 7 Joint Elections with candidates running for Dallas ISD School Board District 2 at the African American Museum in Fair Park.

Monday Night Politics features candidates for Dallas ISD Board of Trustees

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates featured candidates for Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Districts 4, 5 and 7 at the African American Museum on April 11.

New store to open in South Dallas food desert

Residents of Highland Hills, a neighborhood in the Southern Sector of Dallas, will soon be getting their wish of a grocery store, after years of suffering in a food desert.

Monday Night Politics features DeSoto City Council candidates

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates continued to highlight the Southwest cities as the city of DeSoto was featured on April 4 at the African American Museum in Fair Park.

Obama: GOP is jeopardizing judicial integrity

President Barack Obama accused Senate Republicans on April 7 of jeopardizing the “integrity of the judicial branch” by refusing to consider his “extraordinary” nominee to the Supreme Court.

Around the State

Councilwoman Carolyn King Arnold will present her first Fair Housing Symposium for District 4 on April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Oak Garden Church, located at 4008 S. Polk St.

Club to restore 1904 African American orphanage

A 4-H Club wants to restore a Springfield building that was an orphanage for African Americans.

Princeton to keep Wilson’s name despite his bigotry

Woodrow Wilson’s name will remain on Princeton University’s public policy school, despite calls to remove it because the former U.S. president was a segregationist, the Ivy League university announced Monday.

Princeston students discuss Wilson’s legacy

African American students Kristen Coke and Jameil Brown enrolled at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs at Princeton University not knowing much about the school’s namesake aside from his oft-touted positive accomplishments, from the changes he ...

Monday Night Politics: Forum features Duncanville mayor and City Council candidates

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates continued this spring with candidates running for local offices in Southern Dallas such as the city of Duncanville, which was featured on March 28 with the offices of mayor and City Council District 2 ...

Around the State

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to bring awareness to the prevalence of child abuse in our community. As many as 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will experience sexual abuse before turning 18. ...

DPD Chief Brown seeks solutions to combat spike in crime rate

During an announcement on Monday, Dallas Police Chief David Brown revealed that Dallas, along with most major cities across the United States, had experienced a drastic increase in violent crime.

Remembering Dr. Theodore R. Lee Jr.

When Dr. Theodore R. Lee Jr., publisher of The Dallas Post Tribune, died March 2 at the age of 86, he left behind the oldest and largest Black-owned newspaper in North Texas. To those who knew him, Lee also left ...

Prosecutor said he was advised to exclude Black jurors

A prosecutor in Southeast Texas who confided to a friend that his boss encouraged him to exclude Black people as jurors later denied the statement, according to a court transcript.

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