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Themed “Honoring Our Legacy—Pursuing Our Destiny.” St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church, located at 5710 E. R.L. Thornton Freeway will celebrate its 85th anniversary. On Wednesday, the celebration kicked off with “St. Luke’s Got Talent.”

Bernie Sanders struggles with new path to Black voters

As Bernie Sanders contemplates making another presidential bid in 2020, the Vermont senator still is searching for the right way to attract more Black voters who backed Hillary Clinton and effectively denied him the Democratic nomination in 2016.

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Hundreds of residents in Fort Bend County have sued an engineering company alleging that it was negligent in the design of a storm water management system for a community that flooded during Hurricane Harvey.

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates forums for the Runoff Election

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, will host two political forums for the Runoff Election.

Video shows man before being shot by Texas deputy

A cellphone video of a sheriff’s deputy fatally shooting an unarmed Black man shows the man wandering in a Houston street with his pants around his ankles and continuing to approach the deputy as the officer tells him to stop.

NAACP spearheads lawsuit to overhaul plan for 2020 Census

The NAACP is spearheading a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Census Bureau and President Donald Trump, saying the federal government is unprepared for the 2020 Census, which will lead to a massive undercounting of African Americans.

Southwest Center Mall turns to city officials for help

Southwest Center Mall, formerly known as Redbird Mall, has called for help from Dallas city officials as plans for an outdoor multipurpose shopping area become solidified. After a series of ownership changes, local businessman Peter Brodsky took on the task ...

Raise Your Glass Dallas

“Raise Your Glass Dallas,” a Boho Chic garden party presented by Sociologie Wine. It will be held April 15 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Texas Discovery Gardens, located at 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Dede McGuire of ...

Most Americans say Civil Rights goal unmet

Fifty years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as little as 1 in 10 African Americans think the United States has achieved all or most of the goals of the Civil Rights Movement, according to a new ...

Black marchers see gun violence differently

Of the 343 people killed in Baltimore last year, 295 died by gunfire, more than New York City or Los Angeles, cities with more than 10 times Baltimore’s population. Gun-related deaths accounted for 88 percent of the city’s homicides.

Protest over shooting of unarmed Black man overtakes freeway, game

A protest over the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man briefly shut down a major California interstate highway and disrupted the start of an NBA game March 22.

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The Leadership ISD Dallas Alumni Association held its official kickoff March 28 from at GoodWork, located at 1080 S. Good Latimer Expressway, for an evening of connection and inspiration.

Special to The Dallas Examiner

The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly webinar series “How the U.S. Small Business Administration can help you start or grow your business” featuring Ahmad Goree from the Small Business Administration. The webinar will be held March ...

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates features candidates for Dallas ISD Board of Trustees - District 9

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, held its final forum March 5 at the African American Museum for candidates running for Dallas ISD Board of Trustee District 9 positions: incumbent Bernadette Nutall, Justin Henry, Edward ...

Texas primary turnout buoys Democrats’ hopes again

Texas is the latest place where Democrats are finding optimism for 2018 after kicking off the nation’s primary election season with their biggest midterm turnout in more than a quarter-century.