Former Negro League pitcher dies at age 92

On Monday, hundreds who remembered former Negro League pitcher William “Bill” Blair, gathered for the Elite News Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt at the park named in his honor. Blair, founder of Elite News, one of the city’s oldest African American ...

Liberian flag, promotes hope for the economy

Representing hope for the economic future and future endeavors between Liberia and Dallas, the Liberian flag now hangs in Dallas City Hall’s Flag Room.

Eggs and Issues: Panelists offer government plans for region

State Sen. Royce West of the 23rd District gathered government representatives together to discuss several issues affecting the community and plans for Dallas and Ellis County residents.

Distracted driving crashes on the rise in Texas

The Texas Department of Transportation is urging motorists to put away their mobile devices and pay attention to the road as more crashes are occurring because of these distractions. April marks National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the launch of ...

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Dallas ISD will host a citywide pre-K registration at all campuses that began on Monday and will end Friday. To be eligible for pre-K, a child must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the upcoming school ...

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Walgreens, in conjunction with the National Urban League, will kick off the eighth annual The Way to Well Health Tour to provide free health tests throughout Dallas.

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The St. Philip’s School and Community Center, in partnership with Morning Star Family Foundation, will host its annual Morning Star Lecture Series on Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the school’s campus, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Keynote ...

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On Saturday, residents of Duck Creek Shopping Center will host Heroes Appreciation Day, to honor local military, police officers, firefighters and veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Liberty Tax office, 5116 N. Jupiter Road, Garland. For more ...

Connected City Design Challenge finalists

The Connected City Design Challenge announced last week the finalists for the 2014 Challenge Professional and Open Stream contest

The Dallas Examiner's Monday Night Community Conversations

It’s not a forum. It’s not a lecture. It’s not a workshop. It’s a conversation with the community regarding issues of concern for the African American community.

Conversation about race, economics

The issue of racism and its impact on economic opportunity was the topic of round two of Conversations about Race, a multi-part discussion with community members and selected panelists, held Feb. 22 in the Dallas City Hall Council Chambers

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Dallas ISD will hold its fourth annual Dallas ISD Goes to College: E3 event for all middle and high school students and their parents on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ellis Davis Field House at Jesse Owens ...

Dallas leaders discuss economics, education

Focused on helping the city move forward and becoming one of the more vibrant, stronger, smarter and highly developed cities in the nation, community leaders joined forces for a forum called “Come Together: Dallas Leaders on Economic Development, Education and ...

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The South Dallas/Fair Park Trust Fund is accepting proposals from community organizations that qualify for funding.

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During the Jan. 23 Dallas ISD board meeting, several teachers, schools and members of the Board of Trustees were honored for their work and contributions benefiting students and the district.