Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court agrees to hear Cosby appeal

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent In a significant legal victory for Bill Cosby, the state Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of...

Addison’s Kaboom Town! fireworks show moved to streaming platform

The Town of Addison has made the difficult decision to move the 2020 Addison Kaboom Town! fireworks show to a secure, out-of-town location that...

NDG Weekends
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NDG Book Review: The Business of Lovers

By Terri Schlichenmeyer How is it that there’s never enough money? No matter how much comes in, more goes out, even when you work hard, scrimp,...

Harlem’s National Black Theatre celebrates Founder’s Month

NEW YORK — Harlem’s historic National Black Theatre (NBT) is hosting an annual salute to its founder and CEO emerita, the late Dr. Barbara...

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How Can CBD Benefit Health?

Content provided by media How Can CBD Benefit Health? Over the past few years, a lot of people have come to learn about CBD products. Some...

21 Ways Texans Can Reduce Those Monthly Bills 

Content provided by Media There are many people in the state of Texas who struggle financially, and many find it hard to keep on top...

Addison’s Kaboom Town! fireworks show moved to streaming platform

The Town of Addison has made the difficult decision to move the 2020 Addison Kaboom Town! fireworks show to a secure, out-of-town location that...

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas honors 172 with Gold Award

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX) recently announced 172 local Girl Scouts who have earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award, which recognizes girls...

Dentistry office offers grocery giveaway in Bishop Arts on Saturday

MINT dentistry’s goal of putting smiles on people’s faces doesn’t stop during a pandemic: To help a community in need, the dentistry practice is...

$35,000 in donations for COVID-19 relief to be awarded by the Mid-Cities (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated

The Mid-Cities (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, in rapid response to escalating community needs due to the coronavirus, will provide $35,000 in grants...

Education
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WalletHub study ranks Texas at No. 8 for racial equity in education

By Adam McCann Financial Writer It’s been decades since the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education declared school segregation unconstitutional in 1954, though it...

50 diverse children’s picture books to include in your home and school library

Picture books are a wonderful way to start important conversations with your children about our world and the beautiful people in it. It’s important...

James and Seals receive Teen Graffiti’s book scholarships

Kayla James of Grand Prairie, TX, and Kayla Seals of Rowlett, TX are the recipients of this year’s Teen Graffiti Education Scholarships for their...

Congress is urged to send Juneteenth legislation to President Trump for signature

The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) is urging Congress to send President Donald Trump legislation amending SJR 45 2012 , Chapter 1, Part A,...

Health
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COVID-19 testing options expand in Dallas County

With expanded testing locations, Dallas area residents who meet the criteria are urged to determine whether or not they have been exposed to COVID-19. According...

Securing the Garland VA Medical Center, and keeping our promise to veterans

By Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) As a country, we have made a promise to serve our veterans as they have bravely put their lives on...

Democrats blast Trump and Abbott over COVID-19 response and its impact on Latino communities

On Wednesday, Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa, DNC Chair Tom Perez, Texas Senate Democratic Leader Carol Alvarado, and State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer...

Happiness might help protect from gastrointestinal distress

(UT Southwestern) Serotonin, a chemical known for its role in producing feelings of well-being and happiness in the brain, can reduce the ability of...

Dallas Cowboys
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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

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)...

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...

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...

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...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

City of Dallas formally recognizes contributions of NDG editor

The staff of the North Dallas Gazette got some welcome news this week. By special proclaimation issued by Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, the City...

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...

RELIGION

Sister Tarpley: Little by little

“All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty” (Proverbs 14:23). Is there something you would like to accomplish in life but...

Sister Tarpley: Called to the ministry

“Let each one remain in the same calling in which he was called.” - 1 Corinthians 7:20 We have all heard stories of men or women...

Sister Tarpley: Making judgements

“Do not judge and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.” (Luke...

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...
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