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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 ...

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 ...

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On March 27, Congressman Marc Veasey unveiled H.R. 1645, the Transportation for Elderly and Disabled Americans Act that would reinstate an allowance for cities such as Arlington, Grand Prairie and Mesquite, Texas, to use federal transit funding for operation and ...

Millennial coalition to host cultural event

Weapons of Mass Empowerment, a coalition of civically engaged citizens committed to improving voter turnout, educational equity, police brutality and economic empowerment in Dallas, has joined forces with Creating Our Future, a group of artists that engages creative thinking to ...

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The Lancaster Criminal Investigation Division is currently investigating an incident that occurred on Friday. At approximately 11:55 p.m., Lancaster Police Department responded to a shooting in progress in the 1500 block of Reynolds Drive. Officers received information that gunshots were ...

Feed Oak Cliff strives to uplift community

It’s a shoppers’ utopia, if you are not used to going to colorful and organized grocery stores filled with fresh fruit and vegetables – cleaned, chopped and ready to dine on.

From the Edmund Pettus Bridge to the Continental Bridge

“I stand on this bridge because of its great symbolism. A bridge is something that connects one side of the road across the river, across difficulties with the other side,” said Rev. Holsey Hickman during a local reenactment of the ...

S.M. Wright Project Phase II under review

The city of Dallas and Texas Department of Transportation are working to construct freeway-to-freeway roadway ramps that link Julius Schepps Freeway along Interstate Highway 45 and CF Hawn Freeway along U.S. Highway 175 and convert S.M. Wright Freeway along US ...

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Nominations for educators in the Oak Cliff area are being accepted for the annual Oak Cliff Educator of the Year Celebration. The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce will honor a college, high school, middle school, elementary and pre-K educator for ...

Advocates for justice host ‘Know Your Rights’ town hall meeting

Police brutality is a major issue across the country. But it is also a local issue – one that Dallas residents have been concerned with for a long time. Statistics from the Mothers Against Police Brutality show that since 2003 ...

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Selma Lord Selma, featuring Amelia Boynton Robinson, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at The Black Academy of Arts & Letters, located at 1309 Canton St. “Selma was Amelia Boynton’s idea,” Ambassador Andrew Young said. “Amelia Boynton was a ...

Hawk meets with Southern Dallas for the first time

Residents of South Dallas packed the house during a town hall meeting to meet the new district attorney for Dallas County, Susan Hawk, at Concord Baptist Church on Feb. 16.

Dallas Freedom Riders: Preparing for the next journey

“The Bible says that our young people perish from lack of knowledge. Who is to give them knowledge?” Dr. Jerry B. Chambers wondered. The former Dallas Independent School District educator also proposed a solution to the quandary he raised.

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Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees, along with Superintendent Mike Miles, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Jose “Joe” May Elementary School, the final campus to be built under the 2008 Bond Program. The ceremony will ...

Dallas Selma march

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the historic Selma to Montgomery march, the founders of Faith Friday, Dr. Juanita Wallace and Akwete Tyehimba, will host “March for the Right to Vote.” Faith Friday is an organization dedicated to alleviating ...

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