Fourteen middle school students from Elsie Robertson Lancaster STEM Middle School were treated to a special lunch on Feb. 14 at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen.
Two University of Texas at Arlington graduates will receive the Outstanding African American Alumni Award, the alumni chapter’s highest honor for an alumnae or alumnus, during the 24th Annual African American Alumni Chapter banquet on March 1 at the E.H. Hereford University Center on campus.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art along with the Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center announced last week that they are adding a combined 1,700 high-resolution works of art to the Google Art Project. The project allows online visitors to explore the museums’ paintings, sculptures and other objects virtually.
Dallas Black Criminal Bar Association is an organization of Black lawyers in the private practice of law in Dallas County. As attorneys they work with the judges and candidates who are running for judicial positions currently on the Democratic primary ballot for the March 4 election.
Texas Negro school pushes to regain its name, legacy
In May 2013, people from all around the country, from various walks of life, traveled to Harlingen, Texas, to witness the unveiling of an important part of their history and the history of Texas.
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.
Throughout the year The Dallas Examiner has published articles reflecting on our Black heritage. We make this part of our mission every year. During the month of February we do even more to celebrate our heritage.
Dallas ISD held an awards ceremony at Sam Tasby Middle School to honor 34 elementary and 31 middle schools with the 2013 HealthierUS School Challenge Award.
Kayla O’Neal, a fourth-grader at J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard Elementary School, took first place in the 22nd Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition, a contest that celebrates cultural diversity in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and encourages young students to exercise their writing and oratory skills.
The Dallas Metroplex Musicians Association, an affiliate of the National Association of Negro Musicians founded 1919, serves to increase the awareness of the talents and contributions of African Americans in Dallas and around the world: from preserving the legacy of Black music to developing young musicians.