A Place of Serenity in South Dallas

Chronic homelessness and poverty is an epidemic in many of our communities throughout South Dallas County. Last year, 3,314 individuals were reported as homeless or living in shelters, during a homeless count by Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance. Women and children ...

Service that made the difference

“Passion” and “compassion” were the words Gail Terrell employed when she described the positive characteristics she draws upon to serve the community in her position as a member of the Dallas Park and Recreation Board. Terrell, who is also the ...

Update from the Capitol

Republicans strengthened their grip on the Texas Senate on Wednesday, shrugging off nearly 70 years of tradition with a rules change that knocks out the Democrats’ ability to block legislation on party-line votes.

Protecting our dreams

Hundreds of North Texas residents came together to honor the life, legacy and dreams of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the 33rd annual awards banquet named in his honor. The city of Dallas and the Martin ...

Remembering King by candlelight

The 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Service took place on Jan. 16 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in remembrance of King’s legacy. The Alpha Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity hosts the ...

American Legion helps veterans in the community

Devoted to helping those who have fought selflessly to protect the United States and its allies, the American Legion is the largest wartime veteran non-profit organization.

African choir helps fund education

For over 20 years, the African Children’s Choir has been entertaining audiences around the world with their powerful voices and vibrant African songs and dances.

Staying safe during earthquakes

City officials have expressed growing concerns regarding the frequency of earthquakes in Dallas County and the safety of local residents and buildings.

Celebrating the life, legacy of the King

The 33rd Annual Birthday Celebration, hosted by the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, will include a series of events between Saturday and Jan. 17 honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of this ...

Law enforcement ramps up patrols for drunk drivers over the New Year's holiday

The Texas Department of Transportation reminds motorists that law enforcement will be out in force on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in an effort to reduce crashes and discourage drunk driving.

Mayor pro tem accused of aggressive behavior

“I want to set the record straight about the incident that occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 10, a little before 8 a.m. in the L1 parking garage at City Hall,” Mayor Pro Tem Tennell Atkins said in a statement released to ...

Avoiding police aggression

Reflecting on the incidents of police aggression in Black communities in cities and across the nation, St. Philip’s School and Community Center’s Rites of Passage Experience for Sons hosted a discussion with community leaders in the school’s Worsham Conference Room ...

Around the State

The Dallas Independent School District has been awarded a $100,000 Farm to School grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, made possible through the Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Our Lives Matter!

The fight for justice continued as hundreds of protesters of all ethnic backgrounds joined forces last week during a three day protest in Downtown Dallas against the police brutality that has taken place in Dallas and across the United States ...

Mercedes Fulbright: A cry for answers

Mercedes Fulbright will never forget her 25th birthday, even if she wanted to.