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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 »


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 »

Trump’s budget slashes $9.2 billion from education spending

No one ever said that higher education wouldn’t cost money. Across the country, tuition is steadily rising and students are taking longer to pay off their student loans. Today, 44 million consumers share $1.4 trillion in borrowed student debt – more than double what it was in 2008. On average, graduating seniors with a bachelor’s degree begin their careers with ... Read More »

Heated Contest Between Two NNPA Publishers Bodes Well for Black Press at 190 Years

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – As civil rights and racial justice enthusiasts observe the 190th birthday of the Black press, the premier federation of Black-owned newspapers is holding its first leadership election in which publishers are permitted to vote absentee this week. During its 2017 Annual convention at the posh Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center June 20-24, the ... Read More »

Highlights from in and around the world of Texas politics

    (AP) – As the Texas legislative session came to a close as of Monday’s final adjournment, lawmakers worked to resolve lingering issues. The following is a look at how the laws will affect education, voting, the justice system and air space. Voucher plan for schools The Texas Senate voted Monday to attach a modest voucher plan to a ... Read More »

Carrollton Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpa Voted Regional Chapter for the 2nd Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, the Carrollton-based Rho Nu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was voted the 2017 Southwestern regional alumni chapter of the year at the fraternity’s regional convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, in April. The distinction is awarded annually to the alumni chapter that exhibits the high standards of the fraternity through its commitment to ... Read More »

Six Dallas ISD Seniors Each Receive $20,000 Deloitte/NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarships

Deloitte LLP, The Northern Texas PGA (NTPGA) and United Way have announced the recipients of the 2017 Deloitte/NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarships. Six students will be awarded and join the 38 previous recipients. They are: Maritza Aguilar, Craig Jackson, Keja Johnson, Adriana Lopez, Tahania Sierra and Stephanie Vargas. Each student will receive a $20,000 scholarship towards his or her continuing ... Read More »

Williams Chicken Celebrates 30 Years with The Journey to 30 Benefit Gala Friday April 21st

  Williams Chicken celebrates 30 years of service in the community this month. A benefit gala will be held in their honor on Friday, April 21 at 6pm. National Gospel Recording Artist Fred Hammond, celebrities, media personalities, business and community leaders will all participate in an unforgettable night of inspiration and recognition themed The Journey to 30 hosted by Media Personality ... Read More »

Aspiring Authors & Writers Are Invited to Learn How to Write, Design, Publish and Distribute their Book Worldwide

Do you want to know how to write, design, publish and distribute your book worldwide for under $150? Well, if the answer is yes then Darrell King invites you to attend the Aspiring Authors & Writers Seminar April 1, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mt. Olive Church of Plano (300 Chisholm Place Plano TX, 75075). Participants will ... Read More »


Dallas, TX…Saturday, March 18th marks Global Sisterhood Day, and entrepreneur Marguritte S. Johnson is leading the charge in Dallas with her non-profit organization, Stand 4 Sisterhood with United We Stand! The event will feature a full day of encouragement, empowerment, entertainment and inspiration for women of all ages and walks of life. The event will take place from 9 am ... Read More »