Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: COVID-19 and the United States

Straight Talk with Ed Gray The COVID Pandemic is with us, and with that, we must accept our lives are forever changed. It seems after a...

Yes Black people, coronavirus can kill us too!

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor Coronavirus or Covid-19 or “rona” as some are calling it will kill you. You...

NDG Weekends
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Apple Spice is providing delivery of individual meals to help essential workers and homebound workers

Apple Spice Box Lunch Delivery & Catering Co. announced their locations in Plano and Addison will remain open and ready to serve individually packaged,...

Governor Abbott Waives Certain Regulations To Allow Delivery Of Alcohol From Restaurants

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott issued a waiver that will allow restaurants to deliver alcoholic beverages with food purchases to patrons, including beer, wine,...

Politics
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Community News
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$96 million housing and retail development scheduled for Southern Dallas

Concerns about forces outside of the community trying to derail it Black Press United  The City of Dallas and the surrounding cities have enjoyed sustained growth...

DART running a modified weekday schedule during COVID-19 crisis

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) continues to provide transit service while safeguarding its customers and employees in response to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. As...

United Way and local funders partner to create Common Grant Application in response to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, North Texas foundations and United Ways have quickly come together to create North Texas Cares, a funder collaborative...

Dallas Police clarify how they are handling the Shelter in Place Order

Via social media locally there has been a debate about if individuals are allowed to go walking in local parks as long as they...

City of Richardson announce closures and service changes due to COVID-19

In an effort to continue to provide mission-critical services, while also responding to the needs to limit public exposure to COVID-19, the City of...

Dallas City Councilman Offers Recommendations to Help Working Families

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor The City of Dallas, Dallas County, and surrounding cities, have declared a State of Emergency due to the novel coronavirus or COVID19....

Education
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All Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD schools closed through April 17; free lunch pick ups once a week

This action has been taken to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and follow the advice from health officials. CFBISD suspends normal...

Former NBA Player collects laptops for HBCU student-athletes

ATLANTA - NBA veteran George Lynch, along with Atlanta business entrepreneur Tracey Pennywell, is launching a national computer campaign to support student-athletes who attend...

Dallas ISD delivers 100,000 meals on first day of grab-and-go meals

The first day of Dallas ISD providing bulk grab-and-go meals saw a huge response from the community, with the turnout at several schools far exceeding...

Congress rejects reversal of student loan forgiveness rule

By Charlene Crowell While much of the nation grapples with multiple adjustments attributed to the coronavirus pandemic, a rare bipartisan effort in recent days united...

Health
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Dallas require hospitals to provide reports on ventilators, bed capacity for COVID-19

Mayor Eric Johnson on Monday issued a new set of emergency regulations that require hospitals to report daily information to the City regarding bed...

Carter Bloodcare and Dallas Summer Musicals hosting a blood drive on Friday

Carter BloodCare and Dallas Summer Musicals join forces for a one-day blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 27 at the Music Hall at Fair...

Five ways to talk with children about COVID-19

By Collen Colaner COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the COVID-19 virus begins spreading in the United States, children might see or hear news about the pandemic...

Dallas changes criteria for COVID-19 testing

This week, the two COVID-19 testing sites in Dallas updated the criteria and lifting the age restriction to test more North Texans. Criteria for testing...

Dallas Cowboys
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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....

Dallas Cowboys believe Mike McCarthy is ‘a great catch’ as their new head coach

By Dwain Price, NDG Sports FRISCO – Mike McCarthy was so comfortable after spending the night at the home of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones...

Turn out the lights folks, the Dallas Cowboys season is over

By Dwain Price, NDG Sports ARLINGTON – Following all the fanfare entering this season, the Dallas Cowboys’ disappointing season has abruptly ended and the offseason...

Dak Prescott receives 2019 Good Guy Award from local sports writers

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott earned the team’s 2019 Good Guy Award as voted on by the local chapter of the Professional Football Writers...

More News

Candace Valenzuela calls for her opponent in District 24 to condemn Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s comments

Candace Valenzuela, the Democratic candidate for Texas’ 24th Congressional District, called on her Republican opponent Beth Van Duyne to condemn Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s comments suggesting...

SiriusXM’s Joel Osteen Radio Shares Message of Hope and Inspiration

NEW YORK – As the coronavirus crisis impacts our nation, SiriusXM’s Joel Osteen Radio will feature special live programming featuring Joel and Victoria Osteen,...

Dallas ISD delivers 100,000 meals on first day of grab-and-go meals

The first day of Dallas ISD providing bulk grab-and-go meals saw a huge response from the community, with the turnout at several schools far exceeding...

Domino’s is planning to hire 1,800 workers in DFW

Domino’s franchisee-owned locations are looking to hire about 1,800 new team members across 180 stores throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The positions include delivery...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Sister Tarpley: Women’s History Month 2020

By Sister Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor A nonprofit educational organization founded in 1980 to bring women’s stories and contributions to the fore. The project was the...

Fort Worth Native Trains U.S. Navy Warfighters

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Finley Jr., Navy Office of Community Outreach PORT HUENEME, Calif. - “We Build, We Fight” has been...

Mesquite teacher honored as 2020 International Educator of the Year Award

Greg Hill, a teacher at Mesquite ISD’s Dr. John D. Horn High School since 2001, has been named 2020 International Educator of the Year...

Father and sons join Neiman-Marcus fashion show for fifth appearance

Dr. Simeon Udunka and his sons, "Boyz3+Dad", are scheduled to make their fifth appearance walking the runway at Neiman-Marcus Children's Spring Fashion Show at Willowbend...

RELIGION

COVID-19: Black Churches Innovative During the Pandemic

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Black churches in America have faced the challenges of wars, arson, and racism written into the law. Following several slave...

Sister Tarpley: Women’s History Month 2020

By Sister Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor A nonprofit educational organization founded in 1980 to bring women’s stories and contributions to the fore. The project was the...

SiriusXM’s Joel Osteen Radio Shares Message of Hope and Inspiration

NEW YORK – As the coronavirus crisis impacts our nation, SiriusXM’s Joel Osteen Radio will feature special live programming featuring Joel and Victoria Osteen,...

Sister Tarpley: The Civil War Spy Mary Elizabeth Bowser

  Mary Elizabeth Bowser was born in the time period of 1839, in Richmond, Virginia.  She was born as a slave for the Van Lew...
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