Wars are battles of words and symbols, not just bullets. While the Civil War spanned from 1861 to 1865, the fight over the legacy of the Confederacy and its associated symbols continues.
The state of Texas’ announcement that it was flagging tens of thousands of registered voters for citizenship checks was met with dismay among civil rights attorneys and voting rights advocates, who said it echoed efforts around the country to remove ...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a national Civil Rights Movement for equality and justice in housing, education and employment, from 1955 to 1968. Yet, it took a 15-year effort to commemorate his birthday at a national level.
“Insurance Basics: How Insurance Can Be Used to Accumulate Generational Wealth” will be presented by the Zan Wesley Holmes Jr. Community Outreach Center, Jan. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Frazier House, 4600 Spring Ave.
What would King say?: Elementary school students honor civil rights leader during annual MLK oratory competitions
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by channeling his passion and charisma, 20 Texas elementary school students took part in the final rounds of the Annual Foley Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competitions in Dallas and Houston
“My husband is making his own adjustments to life after the White House, catching his own breath,” Michelle Obama penned in the forward of her new memoir, Becoming. “And here I am, in this new place, with a lot I ...
“My dream of assisting the homeless began after I lived in several domestic abuse shelters as a child with my mother many years ago,” South Dallas restaurateur and volunteer Paulette Woods humbly began in a prepared statement.
“Every person in the Dallas Police Department continues to feel anguish about this difficult and tragic event that occurred on Sept. 6, 2018.
With more than 200,000 people in Texas jails and prisons, and nearly half a million children in Texas who have experienced a parent getting locked up
North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens
The Texas Legislature or a state board chaired by Gov. Greg Abbott can remove a plaque in the Capitol honoring Confederates, Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a published opinion Wednesday, providing clarity to a longstanding question over who has ...
Dallas Black Dance Theatre will host a unique, all-inclusive, Black on Black holiday experience Dec. 7 and Dec. 8 at the DBDT Studios, located at 2700 Ann Williams Way. The evening will include a complimentary happy hour, a holiday-themed performance ...
The Civil Rights Movement helped slowly dismantle legal segregation over the years, from restaurants to public transportation, proclaimed Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law:
The second annual Live the Legacy Gala, presented by the Tommie Smith Youth Initiative Inc. on Oct. 6, commemorated the 50th anniversary of Dr. Tommie Smith and John Carlos’ silent protest gesture against inequality in America at the Olympic Games ...
Spay Neuter Network’s SAVE Dallas! will provide pet services at no cost to 23 zip codes in the city. The three-year initiative is dedicated to serving southern Dallas pet owners by issuing free spay or neuter surgery