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Democrats accuse Texas of voter suppression in schools

Democrats are alleging new attempts at voter suppression in Texas, where the GOP-controlled Legislature’s electoral maps and a strict voter ID law already have been previously struck down in federal court and the nation’s first primary of the year is ...

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates features candidates for County Court at Law, Judge Criminal Court, Texas State Board of Education, Democratic Party Chair and U.S. Congress

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, featured Democratic candidates for County Court at Law No. 4, Judge Criminal Court No. 33, Texas State Board of Education District 12, Democratic Party Chair and U.S. Congress District ...

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates featuring candidates for criminal, family and district court

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, highlighted the Democratic candidates running for criminal court, family court and county court at law positions in front of a packed crowd at the African American Museum, Feb. 5.

Around the State

Dallas recently announced its Dallas 365, a report of performance metrics which further emphasize our commitment to “Service First” that aims to provide greater accountability to residents.

Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind of authority didn’t hold much sway when it came time for his presidential portrait.

A broken system: Behind the bars of Texas prisons – Part 3: The taxpayer’s cost

“Texas leads the free world in incarcerations.” – Commissioner John Wiley Price

Monday Night Politics - Meet the Candidates features candidates for judicial, criminal and family court

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, Jan. 29 to the African American Museum featuring candidates participating in the March 6 Democratic election.

NAACP’s ‘Real State of Our Union’ rallies Blacks to vote

On the night of President Trump’s first State of the Union Address, NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, hosted its own rebuttal, “The Real State of Our Union,” hosted by acclaimed journalist, Roland Martin.

Monday Night Politics - Meet the Candidates features candidates for district court judge positions

The Dallas Examiner presented its third Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates forum Jan. 22 highlighting several candidates for district court judge positions.

A broken system: Behind the bars of Texas prisons – Part 2: No rehabilitation here

“I’ve met a lot of people and heard a lot of stories… I’ve seen a lot of bad things and watched guards just not care, or behave in a despicable manner.” – Excerpt of a letter from inmate “Renee” sent ...

Around the State

In the middle of the night on Friday, the Dallas County Republican Party filed a lawsuit to remove 128 Democratic candidates off the 2018 Democratic Primary ballot in Dallas County. Congressional, state legislative, judicial and other local candidates are among ...

Black & Blue: Widows of police shootings, violence against police have MLK talk

Loved ones of a Black man fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and two law enforcement officers – one Black and one White – ambushed and killed in that city 12 days later came together for a Martin ...

A broken system: Behind the bars of Texas prisons – Part 1: The inmates

“… [I] wanted to tell you about how the Captain took an inmate’s crutches… an old gal about 60, wouldn’t give her a cane or wheelchair...We were at Hobby Unit turned out for work at 4:30 a.m., temp about 30° ...

Civil rights groups sue county, state over wealth-based bail practices

On Sunday, the ACLU of Texas, the American Civil Liberties Union, Civil Rights Corps and the Texas Fair Defense Project reported that the group has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Dallas County, the state of Texas, the sheriff, and ...

Haiti Slur: Reprehensible, but not Surprising

“Since 1804 Haiti has maintained national independence. I fling these facts at the feet of the detractors of the Negro and of Haiti. They may help them to solve the problem of her future. They not only indicate the Negro's ...