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Eric Holder joins Twitter but no interest in Supreme Court

Former Attorney General Eric Holder

Eric Holder Jr. has returned home to Covington & Burling after more than six years as U.S. attorney general, and he said it is the “last stop” in his legal career. He even ruled out a U.S. Supreme Court appointment, if he is asked. That means that if Hillary Clinton were elected president and offered […]

For Blacks it is too much like 1955

ET and TM

By Rika Tyler and T-Dubb-O (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Some may say much has changed since our grandparents were boycotting in the streets of the U.S. during the Civil Rights era. Some new laws and policies did in fact give Black people some of the same civil liberties as other citizens in this country.    However, we […]

SGHS student selected as AVID Summer Institute speaker

Keyle Williams, photo source: GISD

A recent South Garland High School graduate had the chance to inspire hundreds of students and educators with her moving story. Keyle Williams was invited to share her journey to college at the annual Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Summer Institute June 22-24. At the encouragement of her teachers, Williams applied to speak at the […]

Baltimore Murder Rate on the Raise: Federal agents to embed with Baltimore homicide cops

Murders are spiking again in Baltimore, three months after Freddie Gray’s death. photo source: en.wikipedia.org-

BALTIMORE — After 10 people were shot — seven of them in one incident — overnight in Baltimore after the city’s most violent month in decades, police announced Sunday that 10 federal agents will embed with the city’s homicide unit for the next two months. The agents detailed to the city from the FBI, the […]

Back-to-School Tax-Free Weekend at DFW-area Simon Properties

Simon's Firewheel Town Center is a Main Street-style shopping, dining and entertainment destination conveniently located right off of the President George Bush Turnpike and Highway 78, Garland Texas,

North East Mall, Firewheel Town Center, Allen Premium Outlets and Grand Prairie Premium Outlets invite area residents and visitors to enjoy deals during tax-free weekend. North East Mall, Firewheel Town Center, Allen Premium Outlets and Grand Prairie Premium Outlets are pleased to offer shoppers the opportunity to purchase back-to-school necessities without paying sales tax on […]

Who is making money exploiting the N Word?

Jay Z and Kanye West have heavily influenced fans to casually use the N-word. (Image: Wikipedia)

The N-Word’s Multi-Layered Power Structure is a YouTube video that spotlights the history of the N-Word starting with chilling clips from the 1950s and 1960s as racists boldly walk the streets without their sheets yelling insults and slurs to those how are making a lot of money using the N-word. Perhaps you think you know […]

Back to School: Let’s talk about bullying

Most adults say schools should take action when bullies threaten physical safety, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health photo source: University of Michigan

US adults repeatedly rate bullying as a major health problem for children, but only 56 percent think schools should intervene when a child is socially isolated. But, a new poll from the University of Michigan shows adults have different views about what bullying behaviors should prompt schools to take action. A 2011 survey indicated that […]

Family and Community Engagement promotes parent leadership skills at Texas PTA conference

PTA Caption: Dallas ISD parents at PTA Summer Seminar attended the Texas PTA Summer Leadership Seminar over the summer to exchange ideas, in an effort to better provide support to schools. photo courtesy: Dallas ISD

Dallas – Thousands of Texas PTA parents converged on Dallas July 17-19 for workshops, idea exchanges, and how-to sessions in search of ideas on how to help schools and PTAs better support families in the coming school year. The occasion was the Texas PTA Summer Leadership Seminar, the state’s largest gathering of PTA representatives. The […]

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