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Dallas Love Field will host a Centennial Program to celebrate its 100 years of service Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. at Love Landing, 8008 Herb Kelleher Way. During the ceremony, a time capsule will be revealed.

‘You are my slave,’ White student tells Black student

A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols – this time at a Georgia school not far from a mountaintop where Confederate soldiers fired their cannons at Union troops more than a ...

Diverse United States divided on symbols of patriotism

When Afghanistan War veteran Joseph Smith saw NFL players take a knee or raise a fist during the playing of the national anthem last month, he wasn’t offended – he was proud. Where some saw it as disrespectful, he saw ...

Meet the new Dallas Police Chief: U. Renee Hall

“Dallas was always prepared for me. God was just preparing me for Dallas,” said Police Chief U. Renee Hall Sept. 25 as she stood in front of a packed welcoming crowd of local citizens and city officials at the Moody ...

Man with disability dies after police struggle

Stephen Gayle, a Black man who died after a struggle with White police officers, had an intellectual disability, sickle cell anemia and suffered from nerve pain that caused his legs to lock up and kick, according to Gayle’s sister, Tiffany ...

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present its 12th annual DanceAfrica, celebrating the life of National DanceAfrica founder, Dr. Charles "Baba Chuck" Davis and his mantra "Peace, Love, Respect for Everybody.” Performances will be held Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ...

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates forums coming soon

The Dallas Examiner will present six Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates forums for the March 6, 2018 Primary Election.

Blue on the Block: Blue community hopes to strengthen relationship with city

America’s eyes are now set on how society responds to racism and police brutality throughout the country with recent events such as NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in protest against racism and multiple deadly police shootings across the ...

Oak Cliff redevelopment plan met with contention, fears

Notable and historic sites, such as the Freedman’s Cemetery, Forest Theater and McKinney Avenue Baptist Church – turned Hard Rock Cafe – had fallen into neglect before their rediscovery, while others ended up fully demolished, such as the Bluitt’s Sanitarium, ...

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Hurricane evacuees living in Texas can have free access to an ER physician via a video and text messaging app from CirrusMD through UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Texas Docs Care program.

Republican leaders: Senate won’t vote on repeal

Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP’s latest attempt to repeal the President Barack Obama’s health care law, surrendering on their last-gasp effort to deliver on the party’s banner campaign promise.

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“Elevate Your Mental Health Awareness: Myths, Realities and Resources,” a free mental health symposium, will focus on facts about mental illness, educational resources, emotional support and information to combat stigmas that can discourage individuals from seeking treatment.

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Sept. 15 is PARK(ing) Day, an annual, open-source, global event where artists, designers and activists transform parking spaces into temporary public parks to generate public engagement and critical dialogue on the need for public, open spaces in urban areas.

Men used as slaves, abused seek compensation

Peonage researcher and detective Antoinette Harrell has spent the past five years researching peonage that took place at the infamous Arthur G. Dozier Reform School in Marianna, searching for a lead that could confirm that peonage practices took place in ...

Tubman on the Twenty?

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is raising speculation that Harriet Tubman’s future on the $20 bill could be in jeopardy.

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