Dallas Free Press writer Jeffrey Ruiz discusses zoning issues and how a new plan could make room for more businesses in South Dallas.
The Pact Act and Its Complexities
Signed into law on August 8, the PACT [Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics] Act is offering retribution to veterans who have suffered long-term effects of being exposed to burn pits […]
Desoto’s Leading Women on their Journey and the Impact of Empowerment
In an exclusive interview, I spoke with the Black women leading Desoto to learn how they each got to where they are now, how their paths intersected, and how they hope to influence future generations.
Jubilee’s Dreamgirls & Access in Musical Theater
By Aaron Zilbermann Writer Elie Wiesel once said, “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.” Wiesel’s insight […]
Preserved by Purpose – Lessons from The Woman King: Scars and Limps: But Still Walking
By Shewanda Riley “Scars are the mark of a warrior” was one of the most memorable lines from the box office hit The Woman King starring Viola Davis. This line […]
Uvalde Shooting Sparks a Wave of Political Activism
By Uriel J. Garcia The Texas Tribune UVALDE — On a hot Saturday morning in June, Javier Cazares drove to Austin with his wife and 17-year-old daughter to join hundreds […]
Operating Through Crisis, ‘Shenanigans’ Reasons for Jackson, Mississippi’s Water Crisis
As Jackson, Mississippi’s water crisis continues, we take a look at how we got here, how its impacting the primarily Black community and what community members are doing to help.
Colorism, Texturism & Its Impact on Education
While awareness has grown around colorism and texturism, a deeper discussion should be had about their impact on Black kids’ ability to learn while maintaining their culture.
Talking Painting & Perseverance with Desmond Blair
By Ray Johnson/DW Photojournalist “God does not make mistakes, He puts people here for a reason and He will make a way for them,” World renowned painter Desmond Blair recalls […]
Is Gen Z done with Democrats?
In light of the overturning of Roe V. Wade, and the subsequent backlash it has received from young progressive voters, its worth questioning if Gen Z has decided that they are done with the Democractic party.