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The 20th Annual Older Americans Information and Health Fair, themed “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow,” will be held May 15. Hosted by Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the Dallas Area Agency on Aging and the City of Dallas Park and Recreation, the ...

NAACP president has history of ‘selling out’

Leon Jenkins, the Los Angeles branch NAACP president who awarded L.A. Clippers basketball team owner Donald Sterling with a Lifetime Achievement award among other commendations, lived, worked and won notoriety in Detroit.

Bridging the generation gap

“As of 2014, we have large incarcerations of Black men, along with the health disparities that exist in our communities.

Wrongfully convicted man files suit against city

“My life has been in upheaval for five years.”

Monday Night Community Conversations - Dallas' Education System

The Dallas Examiner will host Monday Night Community Conversations on the last Monday of each month. It’s not a forum. It’s not a lecture. It’s not a workshop. It’s a conversation with the community regarding issues of concern for the ...

Former Negro League pitcher dies at age 92

On Monday, hundreds who remembered former Negro League pitcher William “Bill” Blair, gathered for the Elite News Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt at the park named in his honor. Blair, founder of Elite News, one of the city’s oldest African American ...

Liberian flag, promotes hope for the economy

Representing hope for the economic future and future endeavors between Liberia and Dallas, the Liberian flag now hangs in Dallas City Hall’s Flag Room.

Eggs and Issues: Panelists offer government plans for region

State Sen. Royce West of the 23rd District gathered government representatives together to discuss several issues affecting the community and plans for Dallas and Ellis County residents.

Monday Night Politics - Meet the Candidates presents School Board Candidates

On Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Dallas Examiner will present Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates for the School Board elections.

NUL State of Black America: Growing income inequality

The wealth gap between African Americans and Whites has expanded in recent years and is not likely to narrow without significant reductions in Black unemployment and changes in a system that favors the wealthy over poor and middle class Americans, ...

Distracted driving crashes on the rise in Texas

The Texas Department of Transportation is urging motorists to put away their mobile devices and pay attention to the road as more crashes are occurring because of these distractions. April marks National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the launch of ...

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Dallas ISD will host a citywide pre-K registration at all campuses that began on Monday and will end Friday. To be eligible for pre-K, a child must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the upcoming school ...

Black Press: Howard professor needs ‘reality check’

Howard University Journalism Professor Clint C. Wilson II’s broad criticism of the Black Press proves that he needs a “reality check,” said Ben Chavis, leader of a group of 1970s activists known as the Wilmington 10.

Around the State

Walgreens, in conjunction with the National Urban League, will kick off the eighth annual The Way to Well Health Tour to provide free health tests throughout Dallas.

Marissa Alexander back on trial in July

Marissa Alexander will stand trial again July 28 for what should never have been considered a crime, much less a conviction, say her supporters.