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The Leadership ISD Dallas Alumni Association held its official kickoff March 28 from at GoodWork, located at 1080 S. Good Latimer Expressway, for an evening of connection and inspiration.

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The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly webinar series “How the U.S. Small Business Administration can help you start or grow your business” featuring Ahmad Goree from the Small Business Administration. The webinar will be held March ...

Police: Deadly package bombs in Austin are linked

Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin Monday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they’re considering whether race was a factor ...

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Dallas County Community College District will host Spring 2018 Career Fair, a series of career fairs at that are open to current students, former students and the general public. The fairs will be held as follows:

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Dallas recently announced its Dallas 365, a report of performance metrics which further emphasize our commitment to “Service First” that aims to provide greater accountability to residents.

A broken system: Behind the bars of Texas prisons – Part 3: The taxpayer’s cost

“Texas leads the free world in incarcerations.” – Commissioner John Wiley Price

A broken system: Behind the bars of Texas prisons – Part 2: No rehabilitation here

“I’ve met a lot of people and heard a lot of stories… I’ve seen a lot of bad things and watched guards just not care, or behave in a despicable manner.” – Excerpt of a letter from inmate “Renee” sent ...

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In the middle of the night on Friday, the Dallas County Republican Party filed a lawsuit to remove 128 Democratic candidates off the 2018 Democratic Primary ballot in Dallas County. Congressional, state legislative, judicial and other local candidates are among ...

Black & Blue: Widows of police shootings, violence against police have MLK talk

Loved ones of a Black man fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and two law enforcement officers – one Black and one White – ambushed and killed in that city 12 days later came together for a Martin ...

A broken system: Behind the bars of Texas prisons – Part 1: The inmates

“… [I] wanted to tell you about how the Captain took an inmate’s crutches… an old gal about 60, wouldn’t give her a cane or wheelchair...We were at Hobby Unit turned out for work at 4:30 a.m., temp about 30° ...

Civil rights groups sue county, state over wealth-based bail practices

On Sunday, the ACLU of Texas, the American Civil Liberties Union, Civil Rights Corps and the Texas Fair Defense Project reported that the group has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Dallas County, the state of Texas, the sheriff, and ...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrated in Dallas

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebrations will be held throughout Dallas to commemorate King’s life and legacy. Events will take place from Friday to Monday. From a parade to educational exhibits, many events are free and open to children ...

Rally calls on NFL to stand up for Black lives

“I accept this award not for myself but on behalf of the people, because it were not for my love of the people, I would not have protested, and if it was not for the support from the people, I ...

Mid-Cities to host inaugural MLK parade and celebration

The memory and legacy of arguably the world’s best known civil rights pioneer was the subject of a recent announcement in Arlington.

Coalition calls for reform of Texas’s youth detention facilities

In the midst of a national campaign to bring awareness and crack down on sexual harassment, allegations of sexual misconduct were made against multiple staff at the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in Gainesville last month.