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Registration has begun for City Men Cook 2016, to be held on June 19 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Gilley’s Southside, located at 1125 S Lamar Blvd. Hosted by A Father’s Table, the event is an annual celebration ...

Mayor says GrowSouth has made progress, but not enough

Bringing business investment and sustainable living to the southern part of the city has been a trial at times Mike Rawlings admitted during the Year Four Progress Report for his GrowSouth initiative on May 2. The event was an up-to-date ...

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May is National Foster Care Month. And from May 1 to June 26, Mattress Firm will host an initiative to help children in the foster care system in Dallas/Fort Worth through CASA Dallas and CASA Tarrant County. During the campaign, ...

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Learning Center is seeking professionals to help for career day on May 16 and May 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Healing a community: Police shootings and racial tension

Over 35 students of diverse backgrounds from across the DFW Metroplex have gathered on Saturday mornings to discuss issues dealing with race relations, police shootings, sexuality, gender and politics, since the year began.

New store to open in South Dallas food desert

Residents of Highland Hills, a neighborhood in the Southern Sector of Dallas, will soon be getting their wish of a grocery store, after years of suffering in a food desert.

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Councilwoman Carolyn King Arnold will present her first Fair Housing Symposium for District 4 on April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Oak Garden Church, located at 4008 S. Polk St.

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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. ...