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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...

Texas NAACP releases Change the World-Texas Restorative Criminal Justice Plan

The Texas State Conference of NAACP Units has released a comprehensive Change the World-Texas Restorative Criminal Justice Plan to add its voice to the...

State Bar president under fire for remarks about BLM attire

TALLAHASSEE – Civil rights attorneys Ben Crump and Antonio Romanucci join the voices denouncing recent comments about Black Lives Matter by State Bar of...

A Winning Strategy: Protest and political action

By Norman Hill President Emeritus A. Philip Randolph Institute In the wake of global protests following the recent police murder of George Floyd, I am moved by...

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...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court agrees to hear Cosby appeal

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent In a significant legal victory for Bill Cosby, the state Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of...

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...

Jogging While Black Sometimes Letal in America

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Add jogging while Black to the ever-growing list of reasons African Americans continue to be shot down...

Two arrested after Dallas Police find a 6-year-old locked in a shed

Sunday when Dallas Police Officers responded to a health and welfare check in the 1100 block of Coston Drive they discovered a child locked...

DART bus was hijacked; suspect dead; two officers reportedly shot

Editor's Note: This is a developing story update pending.  A suspect riding on a DART bus (Route 463) pulled a gun and required the driver...

Dallas County residents required to wear cloth masks in public effective Saturday

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins notified local residents via a Tweet that effective Saturday, April 18 wearing a cloth mask is required when visiting...

Minnie’s Food Pantry robbed during Easter weekend

Upon returning to the office on Monday morning to resume services after the Easter weekend, Minnie’s Food Pantry staff realizes they are one truck...

Hope Summit at Cedar Valley College Will Address Criminal Justice Reform

LANCASTER – A new summit addressing the criminal justice system is coming to Cedar Valley College. Themed as a groundbreaking overview of the current...

Dallas Police announce disciplinary decisions regarding former Vice Unit detectives

The Dallas Police Department concluded the internal investigation and disciplinary hearings of 22 former Vice Unit detectives. These investigations and hearings were to address...

Ethan Couch the ‘Affluenza Teen’ arrested for parole violation

Once again Ethan Couch, now 22 years-old,  finds himself in the headlines, this time he reportedly was arrested for testing positive for THC which...

Will proposed CRA rule help or hurt Black America?

By: Charlene Crowell Amid the tinsel and garland celebrating the holiday season, two important federal financial regulators are planning how the future financial needs of...

Dallas man receives 30 year federal prison sentence for terrorism charges

A 42-year-old Dallas, Texas, man has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison following a conviction for multiple terrorism charges. Following a three-and-a-half-day trial,...

Waco tax preparer sentenced 27 months in prison for defrauding the United States

A Waco, Texas, tax return preparer was sentenced to 27 months in prison today for her role in a conspiracy to defraud the United...

Still seeking a new trial and justice for Rodney Reed!

By Barrington M. Salmon, Contributing Writer, The Final Call @bsalmondc A crowd some of Rodney Reed’s family members estimated was about 1,000 people, recently gathered...