“It’s difficult for businesses, especially in the technology sector, to get some of that initial financing in the Dallas area even though there’s a lot of money and a lot of capital.” – Bradley Joyce, founder of Launch DFW
An unarmed 18-year-old African American teen was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, a 70 percent Black suburb a few miles north of Downtown St. Louis, Missouri, on Saturday. According to Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, the man who ...
In a major move last week, the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted unanimously to moderate federal sentencing guidelines for drug offenses, and apply the guidelines retroactively.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s newest light rail station will connect Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to North Texas’ public transit system, an amenity that gives the region a competitive advantage in attracting global corporations.
“There are not many people that know that he adopted two crack babies,” said local activist Russell Fish of Commissioner John Wiley Price. “
Black men are no better off than they were more than 40 years ago, due to mass incarceration and job losses suffered during the Great Recession, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Chicago.
Now is the time for parents to bring their children in early to get immunizations before the back-to-school rush, according to the Dallas County Health and Human Services.
Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth will host a job fair on Aug. 7 for individuals seeking employment.
According to researchers, the most common form of drug facilitated sexual assault is alcohol-related, with the victim in most cases consuming the alcohol voluntarily.
Nearly 6,000 children have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect by their parents or caregivers in Dallas County. Some children eventually return home. During that waiting period they are placed in foster care, if one is ...
Reggie Ruffin, the local man arrested in 2009 and 2010 for violent felonies but released after being found not guilty in each case, learned that the lawsuit he brought against the city was thrown out of court June 20 by ...
Paul Quinn College is the only Historically Black College and University in Dallas/Fort Worth.
Last week, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Texas Department of State Health Services awarded Dallas County Health and Human Services 100 percent on its annual Technical Assistance Review. The review assesses the Public Health Preparedness Division’s ...
The Mid-Cities Chapter of The Links Inc. will host its 22nd annual fund-raiser “A Knock-Out Affair”: Black-Tie Boxing Event on Aug. 16 at the Fairmont Hotel.
Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., a global business leader, educator and longtime civil rights activist, was elected interim president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association at the group’s annual meeting here Wednesday, NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell announced.