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Court finds intentional voter discrimination, Voter education bill still pending

A Republican-drawn map setting the boundaries of Texas’ statehouse districts violates the U.S. Constitution by intentionally discriminating against minority voters, a federal court found April 20 – the third such ruling against the state’s voting laws in roughly a month.

Carson tours DFW Metroplex

Housing and government assistance has become a major concern in Dallas, especially after an investigation by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development of the city’s Housing Department and proper use of federal funding late last year.

Women’s group to honor community leaders, award scholarships

On Saturday, the South Dallas Business & Professional Women’s Club Inc. will honor 14 Dallas-area citizens who have distinguished themselves as leaders, community volunteers, athletes and business men and women. Also, eight outstanding high school seniors who will be awarded ...

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Knowledge is Power – Blueprint for Business Excellence Conference, for new and seasoned businesses seeking information and contacts to grow their bottom line, will be held May 6. The agenda includes networking opportunities, business resources and workshops to help entrepreneurs ...

Hope but concern in Lower 9th Ward – 12 years post-Katrina

Judging by the empty lots, it’s hard to imagine the Lower 9th Ward before Hurricane Katrina – a bustling neighborhood where African American residents knew their neighbors, built their homes with their own hands and shopped at Black-owned stores along ...

Earth Day organizers hope to increase awareness

Air, water and land are the primary elements for sustaining life on Earth. Since 1970, environmentalists have been part of a global movement to bring awareness to the life-sustaining elements of the environment and the link between pollution and public ...

Monday Night Politics comes to an end

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates presented by The Dallas Examiner held its final forum before the May 6 general election April 3 at the African American Museum in Fair Park for candidates seeking Dallas City Council District 5 as ...

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Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters will celebrate its second year by searching for innovators with an unwavering commitment to making their dream a reality.

A return to tough law enforcement policies

For three decades, America got tough on crime.

New House bill could fight climate change

Washington, D.C. – On April 6, Congressman Marc Veasey, D-TX, and Congressman Carlos Curbelo, R-FL, introduced bipartisan legislation to help in the nation’s fight against climate change by making carbon capture technology more attainable.

Monday Night Politics features candidates for Dallas City Council District 1, 5 and Dallas ISD Board of Trustees District 6

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, the third forum presented by The Dallas Examiner featuring several candidates running in the May 6 general election, was held at the African American Museum in Fair Park, March 27. Invited guests speakers were ...

Group walks to spread awareness about the high rate of HIV/AIDS in the Black community

Dallas County has the highest HIV/AIDS infection rate in the state with a 56 percent increase between 2005-2015, according to a Dallas County Health and Human Services report.

Activist Roy Williams remembered

Roy H. Williams was a community leader who assisted in literally changing the faces at Dallas City Hall.

No health care repeal – humiliating defeat for Trump

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act off the House floor last week when it became clear it would fail badly – after seven years of nonstop railing ...

Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

House Republicans’ failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump’s agenda: tax reform.