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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to bring awareness to the prevalence of child abuse in our community. As many as 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will experience sexual abuse before turning 18. ...

DPD Chief Brown seeks solutions to combat spike in crime rate

During an announcement on Monday, Dallas Police Chief David Brown revealed that Dallas, along with most major cities across the United States, had experienced a drastic increase in violent crime.

Remembering Dr. Theodore R. Lee Jr.

When Dr. Theodore R. Lee Jr., publisher of The Dallas Post Tribune, died March 2 at the age of 86, he left behind the oldest and largest Black-owned newspaper in North Texas. To those who knew him, Lee also left ...

Prosecutor said he was advised to exclude Black jurors

A prosecutor in Southeast Texas who confided to a friend that his boss encouraged him to exclude Black people as jurors later denied the statement, according to a court transcript.

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The Dallas County Tax Office announced earlier this month that the Downtown Motor Vehicle branch has moved to its new location in the George Allen Courthouse, located at 600 Commerce St. in downtown Dallas. The previous DMV branch was located ...

Dallas County jail medical facility named in honor of Black, Latino civic leaders

On March 1, as announced by Dallas County officials, the county jail medical facility was named after two Dallas minority leaders, both of whom made history and broke molds in their community.

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Each year, thousands of Dallas ISD students participate in a Reflections art program

Partnerships grow at new Dade Community Garden

“We would have never imagined that it would get this far, but we are very grateful that it did and that so many have come out to support this initiative,” said Kayla Valis, who is in graduate school at U.T. ...

Women’s history lecture series

The Women’s History Month at the African American Museum Lecture Series will be presented during three afternoon lectures in March to honor Black women in history. Each presentation will begin at 2 p.m. at the African American Museum, 3536 Grand ...

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The African American Repertory Theater will continue its eighth season with the regional premiere of Court-Martial at Fort Devens by award-winning playwright Jeffrey Sweet. The production was nominated for a 2007 Joseph Jefferson Award.

Racial harassment reported at TAMU

Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of Black and Latino high school students touring the campus.

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The newly formed Purchasing from People with Disabilities Advisory Committee held its first meeting in Austin on Jan. 22. The 13-member committee will provide recommendations to the Texas Workforce Commission on matters related to the Texas Purchasing from People with ...

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Chris Howell Communications, in partnership with Dallas County Health and Human Services, UT Southwestern and Parkland Hospital, will host Know Your Status Dallas, an HIV/AIDS awareness and testing event.

Elks Lodge: 40 years of service

Brotherhood and service are the hallmarks of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World said George Coleman, Extreme Leading Knight of the Daniels Cross Elks Lodge #1578, located at 2444 Zang Blvd.

Remembering longtime journalist Denise Stovall

Denise Johnson Stovall, 61, a writer-at-large with The Dallas Examiner, was passionate about journalism – telling stories and helping others share uplifting memories of their journey.