Harlem Globetrotters legend Tex Harrison dead at 81

Tex Harrison

PHOENIX — Charles “Tex” Harrison– an iconic figure with the Harlem Globetrotters for six amazing decades – passed away Thursday in Houston, Texas, at the age of 81. During his Globetrotters career, Harrison had tea with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip, and he performed for three Popes. He did everything from playing alongside the immortal Wilt Chamberlin, […]

Bill Cosby: Is he being treated fairly?


By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor It is really sad to see what has happened to the legacy of Bill Cosby. If he is guilty, I am sad to learn that about his character. If he is not guilty, his reputation is forever tarred over accusations so old they are not even eligible for prosecution. This […]

Working Through Self-Destructive Behaviors During the Holidays


By Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C The holidays can be a wonderful and cozy time of year. We reconnect with those long forgotten warm sweaters that have waited patiently for us in the back of our closets. Everything we eat and drink is pumpkin flavored. We start to look longingly at our fireplaces, and even anticipate the […]

GOP already hyperventilating about immigration Executive Order


The White House said today that President Obama will be announcing his Executive Order on immigration tomorrow. Republicans haven’t even seen the details and they’re already issuing threats. Below is a statement from Pili Tobar, DNC Director of Hispanic Media: “The President hasn’t even announced his executive order on immigration and Republicans are already hyperventilating […]

The Affordable Care Act: Getting America Covered


By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson This past Saturday, Nov. 15, marked the start of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) 2014 open enrollment period. From November 15th to February 15th, millions of Americans will have the opportunity to shop for and enroll in customized health insurance plans most suited to their personal needs. In spite of the […]

Win Tickets to see Darlene Love at the Eisemann Center


Through the years, Darlene Love has continued to captivate audiences worldwide with her warm stage presence and sensational performances. In 2011, Love received her industry’s highest award when inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Her Christmas show is a mixture of 1960s hits and Christmas songs including her #1 holiday classic Christmas (Baby Please Come Home). An Eisemann […]

Duncanville teacher resigns following controversial Twitter comments


Vinita Hegwood was an English teacher in Duncanville ISD and over the weekend via her personal account she made some very harsh comments in response to others who disagreed with her views on Ferguson. Well just as Black Twitterverse has rained down pain on offenders — Hegwood has paid a price: her job. She suggested […]

DFW residents can provide input on proposed express rail service

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will host three meetings to receive comments from the public on the proposed DFW Core Express Service, the proposed 32-mile, high-speed/express rail line between Dallas and Fort Worth. TxDOT and the FRA are gathering public comments to include in the rail line’s […]

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