Saturday, September 19, 2020

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Amazon’s pandemic price gouging shows need for new federal law

Amazon is price gouging customers on a wide range of essential goods – jacking up prices on face masks, toilet paper and antibacterial soap...

Controversial antigen tests could be key to defeating COVID-19

By Christine Vestal Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts The day before a planned visit from President Donald Trump earlier this month, a technician swabbed...

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Season-opening loss was too familiar for Cowboys fans

By Dwain Price NDG Sports Forgive the Dallas Cowboys’ fans if they woke up the morning following the team’s season-opening 20-17 loss to the Los Angeles...

NDG Bookshelf: ‘The Awkward Black Man: Stories’

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Right now, you’re living your best life. That’s all. It’s not complicated: you roll with whatever happens, and try not to worry; your...

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Community News
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Vistra strengthens commitment to provide laptops to low-income students

Irving-based Vistra (NYSE: VST) announced this week it has capped-off a summer giving campaign to provide laptops to low-income students ahead of the 2020-21...

DeSoto City Council examines local marijuana enforcement policy

By David Wilfong NDG Contributing Writer The use of marijuana and related products such as CBD has received a lot of attention in recent years. In...

Irving police complete pledge to improve response to mental illness cases

The ­­­­­­­­­­Irving Police Department announced it is the first police department in Texas to complete a pledge taken to improve its response to those...

Irving steps up its Covid financial assistance to residents and businesses

By Fatema Biviji NDG Special Contributor The City of Irving held a Work Session meeting on August 20, 2020 in which updates on Covid-19 and the...

State Rep. Carl Sherman names new Chief of Staff

State Rep. Carl Sherman named his new Chief of Staff last week. Melissa Bradford, a District 109 resident took the key role on the...

The Benefits of Investing in Real Estate in Dallas

-Content provided by Media Over recent years, more and more people have been turning to real estate investment. Some have become investors on a fulltime...

Education
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Collin College named a ‘2020 Great College To Work For’

Collin College is one of the best higher education employers in the nation, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work...

Virginia high school students can now take Black History courses

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Virginia students now can take an elective course focusing on African American history, Gov. Ralph Northam said on Thursday,...

Learners are Leaders, Inc: Lessening the summer slide through enrichment

By Jacquinette D. Murphy NDG Special Contribnutor The looming COVID-19 global pandemic and the necessity of social distancing did not stop Learners are Leaders, Inc., a...

Irving ISD announces options for returning to school

The Irving Independent School District is set to begin the new school year on Monday, Aug. 17. Due to concerns for the health and...

Health
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Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $11.2 Million To Pediatric Cancer Research And Celebrates September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The non-profit embarks on a virtual month-long series of events and announces 26 researcher grant winners at children's hospitals throughout the nation in the...

Controversial antigen tests could be key to defeating COVID-19

By Christine Vestal Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts The day before a planned visit from President Donald Trump earlier this month, a technician swabbed...

How misinformation, federalism and selfishness hampered America’s virus response

By Michael Ollove Stateline, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts COVID-19 has scrambled the meaning of American exceptionalism. For a century or more, the United States has...

Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the impact and severity of COVID-19 disparities in African Americans

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent During a 30-minute interview with BlackPressUSA that was streamed live over Facebook, YouTube, and www.BlackPressUSA.com, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director...

Dallas Cowboys
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Season-opening loss was too familiar for Cowboys fans

By Dwain Price NDG Sports Forgive the Dallas Cowboys’ fans if they woke up the morning following the team’s season-opening 20-17 loss to the Los Angeles...

Cowboys see injury setbacks and rookie excellence in training camp

By Dwain Price NDG Sports Armed with a new head coach and plenty of new meaningful help on both sides of the ball, the Dallas Cowboys...

Cowboys adjusting to the ‘new normal’ in season preparations

By Dwain Price NDG Sports Because of the coronavirus pandemic and all of the dangers that it entails, many things are different these days for the...

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...

More News

Voter suppression goes to college

By Cash Michaels and Peter Grear, Greater Diversity News (NNPA) If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on...

Review sought in spread of COVID-19 in Denton County Jail

Delia Parker-Mims, a Denton County attorney, activist and candidate for County Commissioner Precinct 3, is calling for an investigation into the conditions in the...

The more things change, the more they stay the same

Every election the Black vote is more than required for whatever Democratic candidate, it is expected. There is no real work put behind the...

Farmers Branch Community Garden is a golden example of sharing

By Fatema Biviji Special to NDG The excitement in Zoher Bharmal’s voice is undeniable when he describes what it’s like to be a gardener at the...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Barbara and Leonard Oldums named MVDP by Texas Rangers

(Arlington Chamber of Commerce) Greater Arlington has a diverse and vibrant business community. To coincide with Jackie Robinson Day, the Texas Rangers celebrate the...

Rep. John Lewis

By Nsenga K. Burton NNPA Culture and Entertainment Editor Congressman John Lewis is known and revered worldwide for his social justice activism as a young man during...

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....

RELIGION

Sister Tarpley: When Others Fail You

“Again Jesus said, ‘Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you’” (John 20:21-22). Have you ever entrusted someone to carry...

Sister Tarpley: How solid is your foundation?

“At the king’s command they removed from the quarry large blocks of quality stone to provide a foundation of dressed stone for the temple” (1...

Sister Tarpley: Faith Proved Genuine

“Even one of their own prophets has said, ‘Cretans are always liars, evil brutes, lazy gluttons.’ This testimony is true. Therefore, rebuke them sharply,...

Sister Tarpley: Three Things

"I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which He has...
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