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#UsToo Phenomenal Women Exhibit showcases majesty of the Black woman

African American women continue the fight today to be respected and acknowledged for their many talents and contributions to society.

Texas Senate aligns with House on education, property tax reform

The Texas Senate’s budget-writing committee March 29 approved adding billions more dollars for public education and property tax reform to the upper chamber’s base spending plan, bringing the total to $9 billion – the same amount the Texas House wants ...

A king's service: National group hosts luncheon to pair mentors, young men

There was a consensus of sentiments voiced about the value of community and mentorship during The Men’s Brunch, held March 24 in DeSoto. The event, similar to the ones held in Atlanta, Georgia, and Kansas City, Missouri, was intended to ...

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates: Forum features candidates for Dallas City Council District 7

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner at the African American Museum on March 25, featured candidates running for Dallas City Council District 7 in the May 4 general election.

U.S. House committee investigating Texas voter roll review

The U.S. House’s main investigative committee has opened an inquiry into the Texas secretary of state’s review of the voter rolls for supposed noncitizens.

Dallas to host 2020 IEDC conference: An opportunity to showcase economic development successes

The city of Dallas will host the 2020 International Economic Development Council Annual Conference from Oct. 11 through Oct. 14 at The Hilton Anatole. The IEDC is the leading international association for professional economic developers.

Around the State

District 8 – Community Leadership Coalition will host a Neighborhood Mayoral Candidate Forum, March 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Highland Hills Library, located at 6200 Bonnie View Road. All mayoral candidates have been invited to discuss ...

Black farmers gear up for legal fight

The Black Farmers and Agriculturalists recently hit a snag when the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, denied the group’s complaint against the United States Department of Agriculture.

Adding ‘dignity’ to prison time as number of imprisoned Texas women continues to grow

Evelyn Fulbright had a painful tumor on her uterus during the two years she spent in prison. It caused her to bleed during most of the month, so she’d often wear three pads at a time to keep herself clean. ...

Kamala Harris draws large crowd, prominent Democrats in first major Texas swing

By the time U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., took the stage Saturday, the message was clear.

O’Rourke raises $6.1 million in first 24 hours – beating all other 2020 contenders

Beto O’Rourke raised $6.1 million for his presidential campaign in his first 24 hours as a candidate, beating every other 2020 Democrat who has disclosed first-day figures, according to his campaign.

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates: Forum features Dallas City Council candidates for Districts 5, 8

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, hosted its second forum at the African American Museum March 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The political forum featured candidates running for Dallas City Council in ...

Florida officer convicted of murdering unarmed Black man

Officer Nouman Raja was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the shooting death of Corey Jones by a Florida jury, March 7.

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates: First forum features candidates for mayor

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, hosted its first of a series of forums at the African American Museum on March 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The political forum featured seven of ...

Prosecutor declares Texas death row inmate innocent, paving way for state compensation

Alfred Dewayne Brown spent nearly a decade on Texas’ death row before his conviction was thrown out by the courts. But despite being freed in 2015, he didn’t qualify for the state payout given to those wrongfully convicted because he ...