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National Black Farmers Association congratulates Biden’s Agriculture Deputy Secretary nominee Jewel Bronaugh

The following is the statement of John Boyd, President and Founder of the National Black Farmers Association, on the nomination of President Elect Joe...

Galleria Dallas to host ‘Black Is Beautiful DFW’ exhibit in February

Black Is Beautiful DFW, a series of black-and-white portraits by Yesi Fortuna of Fort Lion Studio, will be on display at Galleria Dallas Feb....

D.C. officials, feds tracking credible inauguration day threats

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is urging law enforcement to vigilantly work to sniff out potential violent plots by insurrectionists...

Dallas City Council unanimously approves renaming of Lamar Street to Botham Jean Boulevard

A Dallas man killed by police in his own apartment will be memorialized in the naming of a major downtown thoroughfare. On Wednesday, Jan. 13,...

Disavowing Black and Brown Votes: Just say ‘no more, not ever again’ and push back at corporations that support rogue Republican politicians

By Allen R. Gray NDG Contributing Writer It was the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who said, “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and...

Denton Dems reflect on Capitol assault, target upcoming state legislation

LEWISVILLE — The Denton County Democratic Party (DCDP) condemned the assault on the nation’s Capitol last week, while looking to protect voters' rights against...

Louisville terminates cops involved in the death of Breonna Taylor

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent The City of Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday, fired Det. Myles Cosgrove, the police officer who shot and killed Breonna...

Democrat wins in Georgia have Biden feeling ‘peachy’

(NNPA) The racial awakening in the United States last year after the police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd may have propelled a...

South Dallas Club recruits eleven additional members in 2020

By Gwendolyn H. Daniels The historic South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc. did not allow the raging pandemic of 2020 to interfere with...

Ricky C. McNeal steps down as president of the Garland NAACP

By Gwendolyn H. Daniels Feeling an obligation to dig deeper and to support his city in a greater role, Ricky C. McNeal stepped down from...

Ways Dogs Can Help Children with Autism

Ways Dogs Can Help Children with Autism Dogs have long been regarded as man’s best friend. They serve many purposes. They are used as guide...

Grow your intellect: 5 books to buy and read

Grow your intellect: 5 books to buy and read History has always taught us in subtle ways that knowledge is power. No one can manipulate...

Continuing the legacy of community giving

By Jacquinette D. Murphy NDG Special Contributor Continuing its 39 year legacy of caring for the community, the Helping Hand Outreach ministry of the Full Gospel...

Congressional Black Caucus elects Executive Committee for the 117th Congress

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent U.S. rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) will chair the Congressional Black Caucus for the 117th Congress. The announcement came as the...

President-Elect Biden names all-women senior communications staff

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent It isn’t often a politician running for office keeps his campaign promise. Since defeating Donald Trump, Joe Biden has so...

All eyes on Georgia

By Ray Curry Secretary-Treasurer, UAW These days, like the old Ray Charles song says, I’ve got Georgia on My Mind. We should all be thinking of...

Women Assisting Women: Trucks and Blue Christmas

On two consecutive Saturdays, the Irving-Carrollton NAACP, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, held both a virtual event  and an in-person event...

‘How Did 12 Percent of Black Men vote for Trump?’

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Juan Williams posited that he’s a Black man born in a Latin country and grew up in a Spanish-speaking...

Norma’s Cafe celebrates Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving

This year, Norma’s Cafe, Dallas’ dining icon that has served DFW home cooking for more than 64 years, continues a 32-year-long tradition to help...

South Dallas toy drive revs up for 17th year in honor of Larry Tutson, Jr.

The Larry Tutson, Jr. Foundation’s annual toy drive and give-away began to honor of a man who lost his life while helping a dear...