City officials discuss the future of Confederate monuments

Dallas City Council is at a standstill as the controversial Confederate monuments decision has hit a snag in the process.

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Dallas Love Field will host a Centennial Program to celebrate its 100 years of service Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. at Love Landing, 8008 Herb Kelleher Way. During the ceremony, a time capsule will be revealed.

Meet the new Dallas Police Chief: U. Renee Hall

“Dallas was always prepared for me. God was just preparing me for Dallas,” said Police Chief U. Renee Hall Sept. 25 as she stood in front of a packed welcoming crowd of local citizens and city officials at the Moody ...

Man with disability dies after police struggle

Stephen Gayle, a Black man who died after a struggle with White police officers, had an intellectual disability, sickle cell anemia and suffered from nerve pain that caused his legs to lock up and kick, according to Gayle’s sister, Tiffany ...

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present its 12th annual DanceAfrica, celebrating the life of National DanceAfrica founder, Dr. Charles "Baba Chuck" Davis and his mantra "Peace, Love, Respect for Everybody.” Performances will be held Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ...

Blue on the Block: Blue community hopes to strengthen relationship with city

America’s eyes are now set on how society responds to racism and police brutality throughout the country with recent events such as NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in protest against racism and multiple deadly police shootings across the ...

Oak Cliff redevelopment plan met with contention, fears

Notable and historic sites, such as the Freedman’s Cemetery, Forest Theater and McKinney Avenue Baptist Church – turned Hard Rock Cafe – had fallen into neglect before their rediscovery, while others ended up fully demolished, such as the Bluitt’s Sanitarium, ...

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Hurricane evacuees living in Texas can have free access to an ER physician via a video and text messaging app from CirrusMD through UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Texas Docs Care program.

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“Elevate Your Mental Health Awareness: Myths, Realities and Resources,” a free mental health symposium, will focus on facts about mental illness, educational resources, emotional support and information to combat stigmas that can discourage individuals from seeking treatment.

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Sept. 15 is PARK(ing) Day, an annual, open-source, global event where artists, designers and activists transform parking spaces into temporary public parks to generate public engagement and critical dialogue on the need for public, open spaces in urban areas.

Black, White, rich, poor: Harvey didn’t discriminate

Harvey did not discriminate in its destruction.

Surviving Harvey - Dallas Centers take in hurricane evacuees

The city of Dallas opened a “mega shelter” in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center to house up to 5,000 individuals, as well as three shelters at Tommie Allen Recreation Center at 7071 Bonnie View Road, Walnut Hill Recreation Center ...

Surviving Harvey - Houston convention center gives refuge to Harvey’s survivors

Patricia Cain entered the George R. Brown Convention Center barefoot and carrying two oxygen tanks. The first was empty. The second was given to her by the Houston Fire Department after the U.S. Coast Guard rescued her from her flooded ...

Surviving Harvey - On Hurricane Katrina’s 12th anniversary, Hurricane Harvey’s heavy rains flood Louisiana

Twelve years to the day after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, another deadly storm forced hundreds of people to be rescued from floodwaters in southwestern Louisiana and prompted New Orleans to shut down its schools and other key ...

Johnson pushes to remove Confederate plaque at Capitol

Just 40 steps from Rep. Eric Johnson’s new office in the Capitol in Austin is a 1959 mounted Children of the Confederacy Creed plaque.