Pastor Brandon Enoch Bey has been highlighting Black history in his children’s school curriculum, while the OSSE has been providing teachers with professional development and curricular material to help students think critically about the past and evaluate information they find online.
The American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom has documented a 20% increase in attempts to censor books, materials, and services across public, school, and academic libraries in the US in 2023, with a focus on books written by or about people of color or members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
In the face of a sustained Republican campaign to stoke fears among white voters, Vice President Kamala Harris remains resolute, highlighting her trailblazing achievements and defending her legacy against racially charged attacks.
The original March on Washington, a cornerstone of the civil rights movement, drew approximately 250,000 participants in 1963. Its influence paved the way for significant legislative milestones, including the passage of federal civil rights and voting rights laws in the 1960s. The erosion of voting rights, recent Supreme Court rulings that impact affirmative action and abortion rights, and the rise of hate and violence against marginalized communities, however, punctuate the current commemoration.
By Joseph Williams Originally appeared in Word in Black The Choice Center, a Baltimore-area program, diverts at-risk youths away from trouble and towards more positive outcomes. In Eric Ford’s world, […]
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 […]
By Jess Washington, CEO & Director of Finance This afternoon Vista Bank held a private celebratory luncheon to welcome William “Bill” Mahomes to the Vista Board of Directors. Vista invited […]
The City of Dallas has proposed a street rename change for a beloved matriarch and staple in the South Dallas community, Ms. Vestana Wollos. In 1912, Ms. Vestana Wollos was […]
The education system can, at times, leave details out of the story of America’s history. Exactly how much work has been done to omit information and how do fix the […]
COMMENTARY By Vincent L. Hall, Texas Metro News, iMessenger Media Black History comes in chapters, but the best of it is unwritten and cultural. It has always been how we […]