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Win tickets to see Macy Gray on stage at the Granada Theater

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Macy Gray is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and actress is known for her distinctive raspy voice. Her singing style is heavily influenced by Billie Holiday. Gray is performing in Dallas on Oct. 25 at the Granada Theater. The evening kicks off at 8 p.m. with Emotion and The Cosmos, followed [...]

NDG’s 25 Days of Christmas: Last minute gift ideas for ladies of all ages!

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Well the rush is on, what will you get the special lady in your life before 6 p.m. today? Here are a few ideas: Blake Brody® In-Studio Footwear®, offers a chic and hygienic alternative to sticky socks for indoor activities like barre, Pilates and yoga. They are comfortable, odor-resistant, eco-friendly and provide traction to avoid [...]

New York Fashion Week b Michael recap

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NEW YORK — On the evening of September 10, b michael AMERICA presented their Spring 2015 Couture collection at the Tents at Lincoln Center showing 45 looks for day and evening. Said the designer, “This collection…continues my vision to create a genre of taste that is inspired by The Art Of Advanced American Style, from the Shirt-Dress to the [...]

Editor’s Picks: Gift ideas for the kids on your Christmas list


Looking for gift ideas for that special child on your Christmas shopping list this year? An innovative toy will help children learn – and have fun. Also, fans of the popular film Happy Feet 2 will be delighted to have their own Erik under the Christmas tree. Learn and Play Children watch their parents and [...]

Marching to the ballot box

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By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist It is inaccurate for newscasters to say, “In the aftermath of the recent racial turmoil in Ferguson, Mo., calm and peace has now been restored.” Peace is not the absence of violence, war, inhumanity or oppression. Peace is the presence of equality, empowerment and justice. The truth is [...]

Happy birthday to Bryton James!

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Bryton James from the beloved soap opera The Young and the Restless is celebrating his birthday today! James won a Daytime Emmy for “Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series” in 2007. He was nominated for the same award in 2006 and 2008. He also won an NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Actor in a [...]

Back to School Means Back to Good Nutrition Basics

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By Merilee Kern As parents prepare for yet another “back to school” season, they will scurry to malls in search of new clothes for their ever-growing child along with a litany of school supplies too numerous to name. But, let’s not forget healthy school lunches and after-school snacks as we plan ahead for the upcoming [...]

Cigarette Bandits

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The Dallas Police Department is asking citizens to help identify two armed robbers who stole $2,000 worth of cigarettes from local convenience stores. The first robbery occurred early in the morning on July 13th in West Dallas. The bandits hit again early Sunday morning. The bandits have been described as middle aged; between the ages of [...]

Disney will release Mary Poppins Legacy Collection on August 26

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BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Walt Disney Records’ newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, celebrates the anniversaries of Disney’s most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations. The label honors one of the most celebrated and beloved soundtracks of all time with the 50th anniversary release of the Walt [...]

Will Amazon help popularize 3D printing?


“Shop the Future.” That’s the tagline on the newest section of The online retailer recently opened up a new part of its website, and what it is selling in this section can depend totally on who’s buying it. On Monday, Amazon announced the Amazon 3D Printing Store where customers can shop among 200 unique products that can [...]

Bring home the bacon at El Centro’s Hop ‘n Hog event


It’s all about the bacon.  And the pork.  And the ham. When it comes to pork, Hop ‘n Hog has it all — a special foodie’s event at El Centro College on Tues., July 29, that includes pairings of locally-brewed, “hopped”-up beers (hence the event’s name) along with the savory pig.  A signature event for the culinary arts program at [...]

Following a West Nile Virus mosquito pool test, Dallas spraying Thursday and Friday nights


A mosquito pool was confirmed positive for West Nile Virus near the 7100 block of Valley View Lane in the 75240 zip code. Weather permitting; the area delineated below is scheduled for mosquito control spraying between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Thursday July 17 and Friday July 18.   The area to be sprayed is generally [...]

Tablet sales for kids on the rise


Ownership of tablets in households with 2 -12 year olds has increased from 50 percent to 59 percent in the past 12 months, according to the Evolution of Play 2014 report from The NPD Group. Among kids ages 2 to 12, usage of tablets has also increased, from 38 percent in 2013 to 48 percent in 2014. Almost [...]

Be Someone: “The Chess Board is the Board of Education”

Orrin Hudson, founder of Be Someone, Inc. in Atlanta, was recently interviewed on's "Mamas Gone Wild" Show with Nikki Woods and Mary Boyce – Orrin Hudson, motivational speaker and founder of Be Someone, was recently featured on the “Mamas Gone Wild” show. The show, hosted and produced by Nikki Woods, the senior producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, and Mary Boyce, head writer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, consists of a weekly web video series on The [...]

WIN Tickets to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey


REGISTER FOR CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS on our Facebook page! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze! , the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength, agility and courage. As the momentum builds so does the anticipation, anything can happen when Ringling Bros. [...]

Best party spots for July 4th weekend

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    RL’s Blues Palace 3100 Grand Ave Dallas, TX 75215 R.L. Griffin has been dubbed the “High Priest of the Blues” and if you want to experience a real Juke Joint then R.L.’s Blues Palace is the place to go. The club is a B.Y.O.B establishment where party goers can also bring in their [...]

Dallas announcing spraying schedule for West Nile Virus prevention


Weather permitting; the area(s) delineated below are scheduled for mosquito control spraying between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 1 and Wednesday, July 2.       Location Zip Code Spraying Area 10100 block Cromwell 75229 Generally bounded by Merrell Road on the north, Webb Chapel Road on the west, Marsh Lane on the east and [...]

Blackonomics: Race to the bottom

President Obama's election was historic but why is Black America falling behind?

By James Clingman, NNPA Columnist If you and your children were sitting at the dinner table, with no food and no prospects for getting any, what would you say to them and what would you do?  Would you tell them they have no food because you cannot get a job?  Would you tell them the reason [...]

H-1B Visas, Wage Suppression and Senate Republicans

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By William Spriggs Last week, Senate Republicans blocked a vote on raising the federal minimum wage. To economists, wages, goods and services must be priced in real terms-that is, adjusted for inflation-to understand their economic effects. In real terms, the federal minimum wage has been falling for five years. People who claim that “raising” the [...]

May 19 is National Hepatitis Testing Day


Statement from Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh, MD, MPH May 19 is the third national Hepatitis Testing Day. The observance was established in the Action Plan for the Prevention Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis to raise greater awareness of an often silent epidemic. Chronic viral hepatitis affects as many as 5.3 million Americans. Most do not [...]

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