Monday, August 10, 2020

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Biden unveils campaign commitment to Latino voters

On Tuesday, the Joe Biden for President campaign unveiled Joe Biden’s new agenda for Latino communities. “Joe Biden’s plan for our Latino communities is the...

PCCLA, a long-time child resource in Plano, seeks help from the public

The Plano Child Care Learning Academy (PCCLA) Annual Fundraiser will celebrate 50 years of service to the community and the 107th birthday anniversary of...

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NDG Book Review: ‘The Shared Room’ is a tough, wonderful work

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Sometimes, things change in a minute. You look, and it’s one way. You look again, it’s different, and you didn’t even see the...

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...

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Community News
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Irving tackles budget as parking issues reemerge; honors John Boyle

By Fatema Biviji NDG Special Contributor July 30, 2020 marked a full day of meetings for Irving’s City Council. The day started with a Budget and...

PCCLA, a long-time child resource in Plano, seeks help from the public

The Plano Child Care Learning Academy (PCCLA) Annual Fundraiser will celebrate 50 years of service to the community and the 107th birthday anniversary of...

Factors That Affect Car Insurance Rates

Content provided by Media Factors That Affect Car Insurance Rates You have to admit that you are a bit confused as to how some car insurance...

Irving investing in Parks and Recreation options for residents

By Fatema Biviji NDG Special Contributor Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer began the July 16 Irving City Council meeting by proclaiming the month of July as National...

Teens to be honored at drive-by parade for Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program on Monday

While the COVID-19 pandemic is preventing the traditional end-of-summer luncheon celebrating the Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program, a drive-by parade will take its place...

Dallas lowriders take to the streets for the Census

More than 85 colorful lowriders traveled across Oak Cliff Sunday in the Let’s Get Counted Cruise Sunday, July 12, to remind people there is...

Education
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NAACP sues U.S. Education Secretary over COVID-19 school money

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent The coronavirus pandemic has focused the nation’s attention on the essential role public schools play in families and communities’...

AdoptAClassroom seeks to help with cost of needed school supplies

Award-winning non-profit AdoptAClassroom.org and the national off-price retailer Burlington Stores are proud to team up for the fourth consecutive year to help offset the...

PCCLA, a long-time child resource in Plano, seeks help from the public

The Plano Child Care Learning Academy (PCCLA) Annual Fundraiser will celebrate 50 years of service to the community and the 107th birthday anniversary of...

Teens to be honored at drive-by parade for Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program on Monday

While the COVID-19 pandemic is preventing the traditional end-of-summer luncheon celebrating the Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program, a drive-by parade will take its place...

Health
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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...

How To Boost Your Immune System During The Pandemic

content provided by media For months now, we have been told that wearing masks and social distancing are the two best defenses against contracting the...

Hotel industry releases Top 5 requirements to travel safely

WASHINGTON, DC – (NNPA) The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today released the “Safe Stay Guest Checklist” for guests on how to travel...

Benchmark Research now conducting trials in Fort Worth; Seeks participants to test COVID-19 vaccine

This month, Benchmark Research will launch clinical research trials to test vaccines aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 in Fort Worth. Participants, 18 and...

Dallas Cowboys
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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...

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...

More News

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...

School reopening plans getting pushback from teachers

On Tuesday the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released a set of guidelines for reopening public schools in the fall; guidelines which include in-school learning....

Big Mac racism at McDonald’s

By Whitney Gresham and Trevor W. Coleman II The Michigan Chronicle (NNPA) For more than 50 years, the McDonald’s Corporation took pride in branding itself as a...

New report places foster system at ‘Ground Zero’ of the Drug War

American society is in a critical moment - one of progress and revolution full of promise for the liberation for Black and Brown people...

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: 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...

Sister Tarpley: Truth in the Inward Parts

“Surely you desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place” (Palms 51:6). History reveals that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the...

Sister Tarpley: Jesus wept for the city

“As He approached Jerusalem and saw the city, He wept over it and said, ‘If you, even you, had only known on this...

Sister Tarpley: The Tipping Point

“It was He who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers...” (Ephesians...
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