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Baltimore officers charged with murder

With a single press conference, Maryland Attorney General Marilyn J. Mosby may have stopped a city from burning.

Quality of Life Matter: Groups join Dallas to Baltimore rally

It was a peaceful night of protests in Downtown Dallas on Friday at 5 p.m. as hundreds of marchers joined together to show their support and solidarity against police brutality that has affected many cities throughout the United States.

Loretta Lynch confirmed

Loretta Lynch has spent much of her life fighting for the fair and equal justice that President Barack Obama called the foundation of the nation’s democracy.

Baltimore riots: Black man dies in police custody

Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.

Geological: Earthquake risk higher for Dallas, Irving

A report released by the U.S. Geological Survey on April 23 provides new insight into ground shaking from man-made earthquakes. Although the Dallas and Irving earthquakes are too recent to be included, the report notes that North Texas’ earthquake risk ...

Around the State

Learning Institute of Family Education, a nonprofit organization specializing in programs to strengthen families, has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Gilead Sciences Inc. This support will allow LIFE to continue its collaborative efforts to provide HIV and AIDS education ...

Around the State

Mayor Pro Tem Tennell Atkins, along with councilmembers Carolyn R. Davis, Dwaine R. Caraway and Vonciel Jones Hill and other city officials to showcase new improvements and amenities recently completed on the Martin Luther King Jr. /Cedar Crest Bridge Gateway ...

Obama, Castro seek a new dialogue and a new reality

President Barack Obama added another notch to his diplomatic achievements-belt April 11, meeting for more than an hour in Panama City with Cuban President Raúl Castro, the first meeting between leaders of the two countries in more than 50 years.

Dallas encouraged to ‘Arrive with 5’

Over the past six weeks, Monday Night Politic-Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, has offered the community an opportunity to listen directly to candidates in their district as they discussed their platform and why they would make the ...

Around the State

Dallas LIFE is in urgent need of donations for allergy and cold relief. It has asked the community to assist with supplying unopened new bottles and packages of sinus, allergy and hay fever non-drowsy medication; children’s cough syrup and cough ...

Monday Night Politics forum features candidates for Dallas ISD – District 9

The final forum for Monday Night Politics–Meet the Candidates featured the Dallas Independent School District candidates for District 9, incumbent Bernadette Nutall and her opponent Damarcus Offord at the African American Museum on April 6. The May 9 ballot will ...

Eggs & Issues: Commuting in South Dallas

With a focus on improving the commuting experience for residents in South Dallas, the most recent Eggs & Issues forum highlighted the Trinity Corridor Project and the Southern Gateway Projects, two proposed road projects that will ease traffic in the ...

Monday Night Politics: Mayoral candidates

Three candidates are seeking to become mayor for the city of Dallas in the upcoming election. Incumbent Mike Rawlings is seeking a second term and facing opponents attorney Marcos Ronquillo and retired engineer Richard Sheridan.

All eyes fixed on Ferguson’s April 7 election

If the Black residents of Ferguson, Missouri, want to radically reform the political climate that encouraged police to disproportionately ticket, fine and arrest them to collect revenue for the city coffers, they’ll have to do more than embrace non-violent acts ...

Monday Night Politics forum featured candidates for Dallas City Council District 8

It was another round of Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates on March 23 as candidates for Dallas City Council District 8 took the stage at the African American Museum to discuss their qualifications.