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COMEDIAN & ACTIVIST DICK GREGORY DIES AT 84

COMEDIAN & ACTIVIST DICK GREGORY DIES AT 84 Posted on August 19, 2017 Carter Higgins, BDO Special Contributor Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers by telling it like it is and expertly redefining what to laugh at and what to take action against, died Saturday. He was 84.Gregory’s son, Christian, told The Associated Press his father died late ... Read More »

Level 2 Christianity

Preserved by Purpose:   Level 2 Christianity by Shewanda Riley “I’m going to show you level 1 first, then the next verse we’ll do level 2.”     The first time I heard these words in one of my  cardio dance classes, I thought “There’s a level 2!    I thought level 1 was hard enough.”  Since I was new to working out, the ... Read More »

African American Struggle in WWII

Dallas Holocaust Museum to Open Major New Exhibit Highlighting African American Struggle in WWII On September 7, 2017, the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will open a major new exhibit never before shown in Texas. Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII will explore the trials and triumphs experienced by America’s black population before, ... Read More »

Mary Mary Final Season!!!

“MARY MARY” RETURNS TO WE TV FOR SIXTH AND FINAL SEASON ON SEPTEMBER 28 AT 9PM ET/PT   NAACP Image-Nominated Series about the Popular Gospel Group Airs This Fall WE tv today announced the return of popular docu-series “Mary Mary” for its sixth and final season, starting on September 28th at 9pm ET/PT. The series, which chronicles the lives of ... Read More »

The Balancing Act: One Family Four Voices Book Launch Party

Dallas, TX…Dr. Stacia Alexander, her husband Trent and children Chanse and Taylor will celebrate the launch of their collaborative self-help/inspirational book The Balancing Act: One Family Four Voices on Sunday, August 13th from 3 to 5 PM at Studio 21 Media located at 830 Mayfield Road in Grand Prairie, TX. In the book, which was inspired during a series of ... Read More »

Why Do You Get Panic Attacks at Night

By Keith Hillman Panic attacks are exaggerated stress responses that are often made worse by a sufferer’s misinterpretation of their symptoms. Panic attacks are caused by the fight or flight response which leads to elevated heart rate and blood pressure, muscle contraction and anxious thought patterns. As this gets worse it can also lead to hyperventilation, chest pain and dizziness. ... Read More »

Preserved by Purpose: Loving the Most

“The one who loves least controls the relationship.”    I can’t remember who said this; I think it was a former pastor.    However, this saying has always resonated as one of the most truthful statements I’ve heard about relationship dynamics.      It’s a challenging thing to recognize because sometimes we spend so much time trying to convince the other person how much ... Read More »

Dallas selects first female police chief

City Manager T.C. Broadnax announced U. Renee Hall will become the first female police chief in the City’s history. Hall is Deputy Chief of the Detroit Police Department where she directed the city’s Neighborhood Policing Bureau. “I am honored to be chosen to lead the Dallas Police Department at this critical time in its history,” said Chief Hall. “I look ... Read More »

LYNN BRIGGS LONGTIME VOICE OF SMOOTH JAZZ IN DALLAS NOMINATED FOR TEXAS RADIO HALL OF FAME!

Dallas, TX…One of Dallas’ favorite voices has been nominated for the 2017 Texas Music Hall of Fame Induction in November! LYNN BRIGGS served as The Voice of Smooth Jazz from 1999-2006 at 107.5 The Oasis. Briggs’ golden voice has graced the airwaves for more than 30 years. Honored with the prestigious “Billboard Magazine’s On-Air Personality of the Year”, and “Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of ... Read More »

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Heart, Passion, Pursuit

GRAMMY® winner, multiple Stellar Award-winner, and RIAA Gold-selling artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard share new details about her upcoming third album, HEART. PASSION. PURSUIT., as the epic new project becomes available for pre-order across all digital platforms today. Fans who pre-order the album today will instantly receive the extended version of Leonard’s hit single, “Great God,” as well as the anticipated new song “The Name ... Read More »