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Bail: Justice system accused of targeting minorities

For university student Bryan Sweeney, the three days he spent at the Harris County Jail in Houston before he could pay his $10,000 bail for two misdemeanor charges, including for driving with a suspended license, cost him a chance to ...

Supreme Court: A few noteworthy cases coming up in new term

Some noteworthy cases the Supreme Court will hear in its new term that begins Oct. 10:

Around the State

Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Erik Wilson hosted a National Night Out Crime Prevention event at the University of North Texas at Dallas, Tuesday.

Supreme Court experiences unusual start to new term

The Supreme Court opened an unusual term on Monday with a depleted bench,

New standards improve childcare quality, safety

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s Administration for Children and Families announced on Sept. 23 new quality and safety standards aimed at providing for higher quality care and safer environments for millions of children, including our youngest learners.

Memorial confronts South’s troubled history

Southern states have long welcomed tourists retracing the footsteps of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and others who opposed segregation. Now the Alabama city that was the first capital of the Confederacy is set to become home to ...

AALI: Disparities in the community, bridging the gaps

Through the use of the World Wide Web, African Americans have been having a broader national conversation about the issues that affect the Black community at a disproportionate rate – economically, legally, socially, politically, educationally, medically, etc. The African American ...

Monday Night Politics: Forum focuses on the Dallas County court of law

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, held its second political forum Sept. 19 at the African American Museum in Fair Park with several candidates seeking the office of judges in the Dallas County court of ...

Rawlings holds conference to dispel myths about Southern Dallas

Mayor Mike Rawlings called a one-on-one meeting with media representatives and urban specialists Sept. 8 to offer what was billed as an open dialogue about GrowSouth, the Trinity River Project and the future of Fair Park.

Local group promotes civic participation in local elections

The Dallas County Civic Alliance is a new initiative comprising a coalition of emerging community leaders and organizations to help increase voter turnout in the city.

Police kill stranded unarmed Black man

Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old unarmed Black man fatally shot by a White female Tulsa, Oklahoma, officer last week can be seen in police dashcam video walking toward his SUV with his hands up and officers following behind him before he’s ...

Monday Night Politics forum features commissioners, state representatives

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, returned Sept. 12 to the African American Museum in Fair Park, featuring candidates involved in the Nov. 8 general election.

Breaking new ground in Congress: Hayden becomes 14th Librarian of Congress

Carla Hayden, a career librarian who grew up in Chicago and kept Baltimore’s libraries open during last year’s civic unrest, was sworn in, Sept. 14, as the 14th Librarian of Congress – becoming the first woman and the first African ...

Debate continues for control of Fair Park: Humann responds to criticisms

“Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions,” Walt Humann said about the feedback he has recieved about Fair Park and the plan to repair and update the location through a nonprofit foundation that ultimately would provide the 1930s-era site a ...

Debate continues for control of Fair Park: Williams discusses ‘process to get to a plan’

Much public discussion has been centered on Mayor Mike Rawling’s proposal that Fair Park may gain financial stability, make needed repairs and updates and attain more efficient overall management through an agreement with the nonprofit Fair Park Texas Foundation headed ...