Texas Water Shortage Spurs Legislative Concern

Jay Evans

By Jay Evans Chair of the TSCRA Natural Resources and Environment Committee Ranching in South and West Texas will naturally expose a person to drought. I have always tried to understand how precious water is across the state, but the recent drought of record has raised awareness to levels many of us have never experienced. […]

A Young Sister ‘Hashtagged’ Me Out of My Silo

Julianne Malveaux is an author and economist based Washington, D.C. and a columnist for NNPA.

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist When a colleague dropped the line, “You can’t hashtag your way to freedom,” I loved it! I laughed out loud, and promised that I’d not borrow the line, but steal it because I was so enamored of it. I’ve used it quite a few times since then, and gotten my […]

Blackonomics: Who Can We Turn to Politically?

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By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   “Who can I turn to, when nobody needs me? My heart wants to know, and so I must go where destiny leads me.” Listening to an old album by the Temptations, “In a Mellow Mood,” made me think about the political trick-bag Black folks are in now that Barack […]

A Look at the Irving City Council District 6 Race


By Nicole Scott, NDG Contributing Writer The North Dallas Gazette sent a survey to candidates for the 2015 local political elections. Please visit here to read their responses.  On May 12, 2015 local elections will take place in the City of Irving. One of the three city council seats up for election is District 6, […]

Rev. Gerald Britt hopes to gain the trust of voters for the District 3 Dallas City Council Seat

Reverend Gerald-Britt Candidate for Place 3 and standing in front of Bexar Street a re-development project he helped to lead

By: Jackie Hardy, NDG Contributing Writer On May 9, Dallas voters will go to the polls to choose candidates vying for all 14 city council seats up for re-election along with deciding on the at-large mayoral seat. District 3 is one of the 14 single-member districts comprising Dallas County, this district covers most of the […]

America, the Beautiful: Demanding Confirmation

Loretta Lynch, Loretta E. Lynch, Eastern District of New York
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By La Royce Jones Writer, Poet Community Activist The expression, “America the Beautiful”, imitates a very abstract, and most certainly, an obscure vision of what our America portrays herself to be. Abstractly, we are pompous enough to believe that we are perceived by the rest of the world as a society of freedom for all; a […]

Young Sung for City of Carrollton Place 5: The Man Behind the Candidacy

Young Sung is running for Place 5 in City of Carrollton

The “TIME IS NOW“; reads the mantra of Candidate Young Sung.  It is a clarion call to every Carrollton voter to come out and support the man who will make the difference in this 21st century city in moving forward and take its rightful place in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. What will he do for […]

Should race matter when African Americans endorse candidates?

Julianne Malveaux is an author and economist based Washington, D.C. and a columnist for NNPA.

Should African Americans Endorse Whites over Blacks? By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Columnist Two prominent Black Maryland officials – Montgomery County Executive Issiah Leggett and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III – have endorsed Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a White, over Black Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards in the race to replace retiring Maryland Senator Barbara […]

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