For young children in particular, parents report that opportunities for both academic and social emotional growth were lacking during the pandemic.
Category: This Week
Black History Month Opens with More than a Dozen Bomb Threats at HBCUs
More than a dozen historically Black colleges and universities received bomb threats on Tuesday, February 1.
OneTen Network Aims To Close Racial Wealth Gap With Skills-Focused Hiring
As the City of Dallas continues to engage in conversations regarding racial inequity and what can be done from the perspective of local government, a nonprofit organization called OneTen is hoping to tackle the issue of racial wealth inequality from the perspective of the private sector.
Automotive Technology Program at Dallas College Prepares Graduates to Work in Rapidly Changing Industry
To the benefit of the hundreds of students who pass through Dallas College’s automotive program every year, the program’s instructors have kept ahead of industry trends, churning out highly skilled graduates who’ve become invaluable to car dealerships, service centers, body shops and parts manufacturing facilities across North Texas.
COMMENTARY: Black America Salutes CEO Robert F. Smith for Accelerating Racial Equity and the Spirit of Giving
The philanthropy and corporate leadership of Robert F. Smith is appreciated by numerous recipients and Smith should be applauded for helping make a difference and providing hope to millions of people in underserved communities.
Judge J. Michelle Childs Heads List of Potential Black Women Supreme Court Nominees
As the nation awaits word on whom the President nominates to fill the newly vacant Supreme Court seat, there’s little debate whether an African American woman will be that pick.
Junior Achievement Announces Dallas Business Hall of Fame® Laureates 2022 Inductees
Junior Achievement of Dallas (JA) announced that they will honor four 2022 Dallas Business Hall of Fame® inductees who will join a prestigious group of fellow laureates.
Here’s How COVID Safety Policies, Case Numbers Compare Between Majority Black and White School Districts
When it comes to COVID-19 safety policies, could America’s K-12 public schools actually be doing right by Black children?
Now Even Police Are Getting Black Books Banned
The banning of Black books is making the headlines again. This time, it’s because some parents are claiming all types of Black books — like picture book biographies of Civil Rights leaders — are teaching critical race theory.
DART Extends Free Transit for Riders Through February 6
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has extended the free ride program for the New Bus Network through February 6.