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The St. Philip’s School and Community Center, in partnership with Morning Star Family Foundation, will host its annual Morning Star Lecture Series on Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the school’s campus, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Keynote ...

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On Saturday, residents of Duck Creek Shopping Center will host Heroes Appreciation Day, to honor local military, police officers, firefighters and veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Liberty Tax office, 5116 N. Jupiter Road, Garland. For more ...

Connected City Design Challenge finalists

The Connected City Design Challenge announced last week the finalists for the 2014 Challenge Professional and Open Stream contest

Roundtable at Capitol Hill address minority women

Over 300 Black women from 10 states traveled to Capitol Hill last week to urge members of Congress to pass policies and programs that help Black and underserved families, especially single mothers and the working poor, during the Black Women’s ...

The Dallas Examiner's Monday Night Community Conversations

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 African American community.

Monday Night Politics concludes: Education Board candidates, Medicare expansion

“So far, I understand that the numbers for early voting are low,” said Mollie Belt, publisher of The Dallas Examiner, as Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates came to a close on Feb. 24.

Conversation about race, economics

The issue of racism and its impact on economic opportunity was the topic of round two of Conversations about Race, a multi-part discussion with community members and selected panelists, held Feb. 22 in the Dallas City Hall Council Chambers

Minorities herded into private prisons

Although private schools are often lauded for providing a better education to students, the same can’t be said of private prisons, which house a disproportionate number of people of color, according to a report published in the latest issue of ...

Monday Night Politics: Presiding over family law, issues

While early voting started on Feb. 17, Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates has continued to push to bring the community and the candidates together, in order to help each voter become as informed as possible at the polls. ...

Obama receives new agenda for jobs, freedom

A group of civil rights leaders met with President Obama and several members of his cabinet last week to discuss the 1963-2013: 21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom, a formal document with more than 90 legislative policy and priority ...

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Dallas ISD will hold its fourth annual Dallas ISD Goes to College: E3 event for all middle and high school students and their parents on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ellis Davis Field House at Jesse Owens ...

Monday Night Politics: Campaigning to manage the scales of justice

On Feb. 10, Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates featured candidates running for Judicial Courts 301, 304 and 330, as well as Criminal Courts 4 and 5.

Blacks still victimized by ‘stand your ground’

Two years ago, 14-year-old Trayvon Martin was returning from a trip from a nearby 7-Eleven store in Sanford, Fla., to purchase a bag of Skittles and a can of Arizona tea when he was confronted by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood ...

Black lawyers endorse judicial candidates

Dallas Black Criminal Bar Association is an organization of Black lawyers in the private practice of law in Dallas County. As attorneys they work with the judges and candidates who are running for judicial positions currently on the Democratic primary ...

Monday Night Politics: The battle of the gavel

On Feb. 3, Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates featured the battle of the gavel as several candidates were competing for the offices of judges in Dallas County. Offices for the Judicial District Court for Judge 265, Judge 282, ...