National, local general election results

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivered her concession speech on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the New Yorker Hotel in New York, New York.

Initiative pushes power of Black women’s voice/vote

Through blood, sweat and tears, civil rights leaders fought so that all people of color would have the opportunity to participate in the democratic process in the United States.

Eggs and Issues Legislative overview

Homelessness, higher education reform and accommodations for transgendered public school students were some of the topics discussed by Democratic state Sen. Royce West and Democratic state Rep. Roberto Alonzo during the Eggs and Issues Legislative Overview breakfast held at Methodist ...

Supreme Court: A few noteworthy cases coming up in new term

Some noteworthy cases the Supreme Court will hear in its new term that begins Oct. 10:

Supreme Court experiences unusual start to new term

The Supreme Court opened an unusual term on Monday with a depleted bench,

Monday Night Politics: Forum focuses on the Dallas County court of law

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, held its second political forum Sept. 19 at the African American Museum in Fair Park with several candidates seeking the office of judges in the Dallas County court of ...

Local group promotes civic participation in local elections

The Dallas County Civic Alliance is a new initiative comprising a coalition of emerging community leaders and organizations to help increase voter turnout in the city.

Monday Night Politics forum features commissioners, state representatives

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, returned Sept. 12 to the African American Museum in Fair Park, featuring candidates involved in the Nov. 8 general election.

Breaking new ground in Congress: Hayden becomes 14th Librarian of Congress

Carla Hayden, a career librarian who grew up in Chicago and kept Baltimore’s libraries open during last year’s civic unrest, was sworn in, Sept. 14, as the 14th Librarian of Congress – becoming the first woman and the first African ...

Why it matters: Issues at stake – the series

WASHINGTON – A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:

Black lawmakers recall police stops, racial profiling

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, the lone Black Republican in the Senate, candidly described being stopped by police, even Capitol Hill officers, because of the color of his skin. It’s an experience all too familiar to many of his African ...

Congressional Sit-In: Rep. Lewis takes page from civil rights playbook

Bernard Lafayette was all smiles as he watched his civil rights comrade John Lewis commandeer the floor of the U.S. House for an old-fashioned, marathon sit-in over gun legislation.

Clinton, Obama prove Democratic dependence on nonwhites

Eight years ago, exit polls showed Hillary Clinton with comfortable margins over now-President Barack Obama among Whites and Latinos during the Democratic primary season.

Phyllis Lister Brown: Dallas loses an incredible leader, steadfast servant

“I’m not a politician. I have a desire, and have always had a strong desire, to serve and give back to my community

Dallas city manager announces retirement

Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzalez recently informed Mayor Mike Rawlings and the Dallas City Council of his intentions to retire.