Among the many things we give thanks for this Thanksgiving is the Black Press. There are approximately 200 Black-owned newspapers in the United States.
The S.M. Wright Foundation will host its annual Thanksgiving Day meal for the residents and homeless individuals in the South Dallas/Fair Park community.
“Check your egos at the door.” – Rev Zan W. Holmes
Dallas County Judge Clay Lewis Jenkins, Dallas County mayors, other elected officials, community leaders and residents united this week for an “Ask Not – The Dallas County Day of Service” honoring the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.
The Cotillion Idlewild Club will present three young ladies during its 92nd Debutante Presentation and Ball at the Fairmont Hotel on Nov. 29. Themed “Unleashing Visions of Elegance, Charm and Grace,” the ball continues a time-honoured tradition of presenting young ladies of excellence to Dallas society.
This year, Dallas ISD and the city of Dallas are joining forces to take a stand against bullying with the Take the Lead: Be a HERO – Help, Encourage, and Respect Others – campaign.
The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced Nov. 13 that it plans to assist Jackson State University with an undisclosed amount as a result of its lost home contest with Grambling State last month.
“Have we read the minutes of the last meeting?” – Rev. Zan W. Holmes Jr.
The city of Dallas will host a Shred Day/Coat and Blanket Collection as part of its Texas Recycles Day on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southwest Center Mall, 3663 W. Camp Wisdom Road.
Obama honors 107-year-old Black Texas veteran
During the national Veterans Day address on Monday, President Barack Obama honored Richard Arvine Overton, who served in the United States Army during World War II and may be the nation’s oldest living veteran.