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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 »

STAND 4 SISTERHOOD TO CELEBRATE GLOBAL SISTERHOOD DAY WITH UNITED WE STAND!

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 »

Preserved by Purpose:   Face to Face

“I have a what on my where?”  I asked my doctor as she reexplained what I’d obviously been too preoccupied to hear.    Honestly, I knew I’d heard it right but, I was just hoping she’d say something different the 2nd time.    By the time I collected my thoughts, the reality of what she said was literally staring me in the ... Read More »

Transformance’s Economic Empowerment Center Blossoms

These days, it sure seems like the world could use a good story. A positive message or something to be proud of. I’d like to think I have a small contribution to share regarding our nonprofit’s ability to serve others. As the interim CEO of Transformance, formerly Consumer Credit Counseling of Greater Dallas, I’m proud to share the news that ... Read More »

Goodbye Mr. President

Every four or eight years, a new President is inaugurated and the existing President has to exit the White House. But today, it’s not just any president exiting the White House, but the first African-American president of our United States – Barack Hussein Obama II. As I reflect over his eight years as President, and listen and read the many comments ... Read More »