In 1966, Dr. King spoke at McFarlin Auditorium, where a plaque was unveiled Tuesday.R. Gerald Turner, SMU president, said his speech was a balance between hope and reality. The SMU […]
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Big Business Must Stop Taking Big Tobacco Money
By Dr. Phillip Gardiner It’s hard to believe that with the amount of damage that the tobacco industry has inflicted on the Black community, that there are still Black organizations […]
Local Philanthropist Dr. Cheryl Polote Williamson Honors Black Women Business Owners in Dallas with Women of Influence Award Luncheon
The inaugural event will celebrate six women for their groundbreaking leadership in honor of Women’s History Month DALLAS, February 21, 2023 – In partnership with Soul Reborn, a 501 c […]
Join NNPA’s LIVE SPECIAL REPORT
Please join the NNPA’s Let it Be Known at 3:00 pm Eastern Time today for a special interview with Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson concerning the newly proposed Jim Crow law […]
Dallas activists push to rename College Park after Black Panther leader
By Raven Jordan A group of Dallas activists are working to rename College Park after a late Black Panther member and community organizer. Friends and Family of Fahim J. Minkah […]
Black Women Die at Higher Rates From Breast Cancer Than Most
Black women are still at a 40% higher risk of death from breast cancers than white women due to systemic racism and barriers to early diagnosis. Originally appeared in New […]
Czarina Matthews on How Her Breast Cancer Journey Helped Her Find Peace
Author, realtor, digital influencer, podcaster, mental health advocate and breast cancer survivor Czarina Mattews speaks about her journey, how it allowed her to achieve peace and her mental health journey.
The Afiya Center Looks Ahead to Summer Health Events
On the heels of Black Maternal Health Week and as a part of our Minority Health Month issue, it only makes sense to highlight the ongoing and upcoming work of the only reproductive justice organization founded and led by Black women in Texas — the Afiya Center.
Gardening is Gangsta with Que P!
Lil D chats with rapper & agricultural instructor, Quincy “Que P” Bradley. For Minority Health Month, we chat with Que P on the importance of sustainability farming and why people […]
Lincoln High School Student Film “That’s Awesome” Wins Award
A student at Lincoln High School in Dallas snagged an award for a thoughtful short film exploring the intersection of peer pressure, masculinity, and consent as a part of the 7th annual NTARUPT Student Film Festival. He was among three Dallas ISD students who won awards for their contributions to the festival.