A native of Dallas, son, husband, father, friend and a star athlete are just a few ways one could describe Dr. Roosevelt Eric Almond Griffin, Sr. However, he would prefer others to remember that he was a Servant of God and student of His Word. His warmth, generous and friendly spirit drew children and adults alike to St. Mark Baptist Church in Garland, the church he began in 1976 with his wife, Mrs. Linda Griffin.
For years, Pamela Monday had been living in the 661-square-feet home she inherited from her beloved mother. It was built in 1953 and lacked many of the modern amenities and conveniences. Pamela's disability and lack of resources prevented her from being able to repair and modernize her home.
(NNPA) The bureau of labor statistics issues a report, The employment situation, on the first Friday of every month (www.bls.gov). for the past several months, the report has contained no surprises. We know the jobless situation is getting worse, and we only wait for their statistical confirmation of our pain.
Gerald Albright will headline at the Jarvis Christian College Benefit Concert on Saturday October 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Naomi Bruton Theatre. The college is a member of the United Negro College Fund network.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently awarded Collin Collegea $293,055 Carl D. Perkins Grant for the state leadership priority topic “Improving Career and Technology Education for Post-Secondary Student Retention.”
A lawsuit filed in July by Illinois Attorney General, Lisa Madigan, alleging Wells Fargo & Co., lured African Americans to use subprime loans with high interest rates to purchase their homes, is stirring criticism for Tavis Smiley and his relationship with the banking group.
(NDG Wire) James T. Jacks, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, and Robert E. Casey, Jr., Special Agent in Charge for the Dallas Office of the FBI, announced today that Hosam Maher Husein Smadi, 19, has been arrested and charged in a federal criminal complaint with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction.
While the other minority-based publications focus on South Dallas, there is only ONE newspaper that focuses on African-Americans in North Dallas and the surrounding areas. It’s the North Dallas Gazette, a good choice when you want to reach a true representation of Dallas African-American consumers.