Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: The Pandemic of Hate Continues

Straight Talk with Ed Gray The Pandemic of Hate in America continues in 2020 with no signs of mitigation. The words Pandemic and relief are...

Changes at J.J. Rhoads are Good News for South Dallas

By Dallas ISD District 9 Trustee Justin Henry Dallas ISD is opening a new early learning center at J.J. Rhoads Elementary next school year. This...

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Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowler Jaylon Smith Encourages Dallas Minority Entrepreneurs Apply for MEI Pitch Competition

Dallas Cowboys star Jaylon Smith is looking forward to hosting the second annual Minority Entrepreneurship Institute (MEI) Showcase in Dallas on July 10th. Smith...

Are you ‘Ready to Rise’?

By Terri Schlichenmeyer You know you have it. There are all kinds of potential inside you but how can you actually use it? Says author Jo...

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NDG Mourns the Passing of Long-time Editor and Friend

For many years now, Ruth Elaine Ferguson has been a conduit of news and information to the African American community, as well as others,...

District staff a source of pride in difficult times

By Joyce Foreman Dallas ISD District 6 I continue to be amazed at the work our district employees are accomplishing as we deal with the repercussions...

WANTED: Residents to join conversations about racial equity in proposed bond 2020

Dallas ISD’s Racial Equity Office (REO) is calling on communities in the city’s southern sector...

Why does God allow evil and disease?

Sister Tarpley NDG Religion Editor “If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand.” (Psalm 130:3) One of the most common questions every...

North Texas Food Bank, Fair Park First and others hosting free food giveaway on Thursday

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), in conjunction with the Texas National Guard, Fair Park First, Spectra, and In the City for Good, is...

DART public comments opportunity about rate increase on Dallas Streetcar

A public hearing has been scheduled to receive comments on a proposed Fare Change for the Dallas Streetcar. The City of Dallas (owner of the streetcar)...

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District staff a source of pride in difficult times

By Joyce Foreman Dallas ISD District 6 I continue to be amazed at the work our district employees are accomplishing as we deal with the repercussions...

WANTED: Residents to join conversations about racial equity in proposed bond 2020

Dallas ISD’s Racial Equity Office (REO) is calling on communities in the city’s southern sector...

Changes at J.J. Rhoads are Good News for South Dallas

By Dallas ISD District 9 Trustee Justin Henry Dallas ISD is opening a new early learning center at J.J. Rhoads Elementary next school year. This...

Texas Can Academies students enjoy a curbside graduation

For Texans Can Academies students, the road to graduation can be much longer and steeper than for most. These students have shown perseverance and...

Health
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Governor Abbott Directs Agencies To Test All Texas Nursing Home Residents, Staff

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott Monday directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), and the...

North Texas Food Bank, Fair Park First and others hosting free food giveaway on Thursday

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), in conjunction with the Texas National Guard, Fair Park First, Spectra, and In the City for Good, is...

Community generosity boosts Parkland’s COVID-19 response

  More than $3.5 million in philanthropic gifts have been committed to Parkland Foundation to support a new Public Health Preparedness Fund, helping Parkland Health...

New Walmart COVID-19 testing site in McKinney

A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site is opening May 4 and will be available for appointments Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly from 7 a.m. to...

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Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowler Jaylon Smith Encourages Dallas Minority Entrepreneurs Apply for MEI Pitch Competition

Dallas Cowboys star Jaylon Smith is looking forward to hosting the second annual Minority Entrepreneurship Institute (MEI) Showcase in Dallas on July 10th. Smith...

Dallas Cowboys score big in the draft

By Dwain Price, NDG Sports Reporter FRISCO – With the NFL shifting gears and holding a virtual draft for the first time due to the...

Dallas Cowboys and NFL ready for the virtual draft

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Unless they make a trade, the Dallas Cowboys have a first-round choice in the 17th slot. The Cowboys are tied...

Main Event hosting Dallas Cowboys’ 60th Birthday Party

On January 28, 1960, Clint Murchison Jr. was awarded a National Football League expansion team at the League’s annual meeting in Miami Beach, Florida....

More News

Richardson reopens library with limited services

The Richardson Public Library reopened its doors with limited access and modified operating hours on Tuesday, May 5. By way of Executive Order (GA-18) issued...

Texas Can Academies students enjoy a curbside graduation

For Texans Can Academies students, the road to graduation can be much longer and steeper than for most. These students have shown perseverance and...

Community generosity boosts Parkland’s COVID-19 response

  More than $3.5 million in philanthropic gifts have been committed to Parkland Foundation to support a new Public Health Preparedness Fund, helping Parkland Health...

The City of Lewisville is cancelling all events through September due to COVID-19 and budget cuts

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 disease outbreak, the uncertainty of when restrictions will be lifted on large-scale gatherings, and major budgetary concerns, the City...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Royce West receives endorsement of Ambassador Moseley-Braun in Texas US Senate Race

CHICAGO—Ambassador Carol Moseley-Braun, the first African American woman to win a seat in the United States Senate, announced this week she is supporting Sen....

IN MEMORIAM: Earl Graves Sr., Black Enterprise Founder Dies

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Tributes have poured in for Black Enterprise founder Earl G. Graves Sr., who died this week at the age...

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce selects Sam Reed as new Chairman

Sam Reed has been elected FY2020-2021 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce (Chamber). Reed will assume...

Candace Valenzuela garners national attention as she continues to receive money and endorsements

  Candace Valenzuela, a local school board member, is running for a previously GOP stronghold seat in the Texas House. Now she is beginning to...

RELIGION

Sister Tarplay: Mothers, How Special They Are!

By Sister Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor Today is National Prayer Day and Sunday is Mother’s Day. How special is that? The 2020 theme for National Day...

COVID-19 and Mother’s Day

By Dr. Glenn Mollette I wish mom were still here so I could take her out to Sunday dinner. The problem with Sunday dinner this...

Sister Tarpley: Fulfilled Your Purpose

By Sister Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor "For David . . . served the purpose of God in his own generation." (Acts 13:36 NASB)...

Walking in the wilderness of COVID-19

By Dr. Glenn Mollette Most of America has been addled from our normal lifestyle. Today, we aren't for sure what normal is any more. COVID-19...
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