Political and social luminaries of the city joined volunteers and private citizens to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Banquet.
With a sense of respect, unity and tradition, hundreds of warmly dressed visitors stood along the cool breezy streets heading from downtown to South Dallas to view the 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade/March on Saturday.
Several candidates engaged in disputatious dialogues with their opponents about why they should win office during the second round of Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates on Jan. 13 at the African American Museum in Fair Park.
“Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” – ...
The right to vote is considered one of the greatest privileges to have in this country. For the African American community, being able to vote has been a long, hard-fought battle that took many decades to win as part of ...
The city of Dallas will host its 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration on Friday and Saturday.
Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner for Primary Elections March 4, 2014, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays from Jan. 6 though Feb. 17 at the African American Museum, ...
Legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin blogged in The New Yorker recently that voting rights cases will be one of the top seven legal stories of 2014.
The Dallas City Council recently voted 9-6, in favor of a gas drilling ordinance that would restrict drilling to at least 1,500 feet from homes, schools and businesses.
“Merry Christmas, everybody. God is good, and all the time.”
Councilmember Adam Medrano recognized students from Medrano Elementary School last week for collecting the most cellphones in the Verizon Wireless HopeLine Program.
As the American electorate becomes more diverse, new voting laws threaten to disenfranchise young Black and Latino voters in what a new report called “the largest wave of voter suppression since the enactment of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.”
Bruce Austin, a longtime member of the Houston Community College Board of Trustees, said he lost the recent November election because of deception on the part of his opponent.
The S.M. Wright Foundation will host its annual Thanksgiving Day meal for the residents and homeless individuals in the South Dallas/Fair Park community.
When lawmakers ratified the 15th Amendment in 1870, protecting voting rights for Blacks, opponents of the law lashed out, violently at times,