Dallasites enjoy A Knock-Out Affair

Christopher Allen  and wife DeDe McGuire (Frank Lott Photographer)

Last Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Fairmont Hotel, Dallas, the Mid-Cities (TX) Chapter of The Links, Inc. hosted their 22nd Annual fund-raiser “A Knock-Out Affair”: Black-Tie Boxing Event. The Who’s Who of Black Dallas were in attendance to the chapter’s scholarship fund and community events throughout the year.             

“The Great Debaters” star Nate Parker Racially Profiled on His Way to Ferguson Protests


Hollywood movie stars are not immune to the plague of police racial profiling. Recently, Nate Parker most known for his roles in Pride, The Great Debaters and Red Tails was pulled over for driving while Black as he drove to Ferguson to protest the killing of teen Michael Brown. The police allegedly pulled the actor [...]

Popular Channel 11 Morning Anchor Fired Following Aspen Arrest


CBS 11 early morning anchorman Brendan Higgins had a good time in Aspen, Colorado while on vacation recently. Judging from his mugshot – too much of a good time. Although he issued an apology to all involved – word came down today that he was fired. Personally I liked him to the point I had [...]

The Valder Beebe Show’s new season will feature interview with the Braxtons


The new cable TV season for the Valder Beebe Show will feature celebrities from network TV for summer debut shows and cable’s new season. The Braxton Sisters are Back is touted as “Guilty Pleasure Gold” by Entertainment Weekly, Braxton Family Values begins its fourth season on WE tv beginning August. However, the sisters’ lifelong dream [...]

38th Dallas Black Dance Theatre season kicks off with DanceAfrica Sept. 19-20


The 38th Season for Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) will feature a  new series in November – the Director’s Choice. Presented by Texas Instruments, the Director’s Choice will celebrate the choreography of contemporary dance masters Alvin Ailey, Gene Hill Sagan, and Elisa Monte. Also new this season, both performing companies, DBDT and DBDT II will [...]

Happy birthday to Bryton James!

Bryton James (CBS)

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 [...]

Texas Aggies starting QB Derby winner is Kenny Hill

Kenny Hill

Apparently the Texas A&M Aggies used Instagram to declare Kenny Hill is the new starting quart back for the team.

Duncanville resident wins $1 million from Texas Lottery’s Instant Millions

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(AUSTIN) – James K. Johnston, of Duncanville, claimed a $1 million top prize from the Texas Lottery® scratch-off game, Instant Millions. Johnston purchased the ticket at the Midlothian KWIK Stop located at 4741 N. Highway 67 in Midlothian. For selling the winning ticket, the store is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus. This is the third of five top prizes to be claimed [...]

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