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Rep. Carl Sherman questions the treatment at the detention centers

By: Rita Cook, NDG Special Contributor We all know what is going on at our Texas border.  Depending on who is talking, the dangers differ. ...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: White Privilege in Justice in Dallas

Straight Talk with Ed Gray By now you should be outraged at the disparate sentencing between former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway and that...

Black Police Association hosting Town Hall Meeting on Dallas Community and Police Relations

The Black Police Association (BPA) of Greater Dallas is hosting a community town hall meeting on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 2 p.m. to 5...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Trump, the law and a Merry Christmas to all

Straight Talk with Ed Gray The Donald J. Trump Administration is making former President Richard Nixon look more like a statesman. The Republican Party has...

Marian Wright Edelman transitions to Children’s Defense Fund President Emerita

WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ -- Marian Wright Edelman, a lifelong advocate for children, the poor and civil rights, will transition from President of the Children's Defense Fund...

Voters will issue final verdict on Dallas District Attorney race

For months now, Republican Faith Johnson and Democrat John Creuzot have strenuously competed to serve as the Dallas District Attorney. Throughout the campaign, they...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Crystal Mason, A Political Prisoner

Straight Talk by Ed Gray In my latest “My Voice My Opinion” of Oct. 7 as viewed on WFAA 8, I spoke out against the...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Botham Jean – Dallas protest and beyond

Straight Talk with Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist Today we grieve the death of yet another black man in America. Say his name, it is Botham Shem...

Get a life!

By Michelle Hollinger, NDG Special Contributor It seems almost every day we’re hearing about yet another incident of Black people being harassed by white people...

North Texans gather to discuss social justice in sports

By: Rachel Hawkins, NDG Staff Writer It all started with a book, and then an idea. Furqan Sunny Azhar is a man who wanted to bring...

Plano conference to address social and racial injustice in sports

By Rachel Hawkins NDG Staff Writer It seems that everywhere we look, sports is always surrounded by the themes of speaking out about social and...

Alliance of groups moving to reform Dallas bail system

By David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer Throughout the public forums held for judges’ races in the Dallas County Democratic primary, the issue of bail reform...

U.S. Appeals court permits parts of Texas “sanctuary cities” law to be enacted

By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer A three-judge panel ruled on Monday, Sept. 25 that elements of Texas’ Senate Bill 4 (SB4) immigration legislation can...

Court hands Texas another judicial defeat by blocking SB4

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor A federal court has issued a ruling temporarily preventing Texas' so-called "sanctuary cities" bill Senate Bill 4 from going into...

Fired Balch Springs cop indicted for the murder of Jordan Edwards

In a press conference Monday afternoon, Dallas District Attorney Faith Johnson announced a Dallas County grand jury issued a murder indictment against former Balch...

Reflections one year after the July 7 shootings

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Earlier this week, NDG spoke by phone with Minister Dominque Alexander, President & Founder at Next Generation Action Network (NGAN), the...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: July 7th the day truth was ambushed

By Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist July 7th a dark day in which truth was ambushed.  This day stands out as policemen were assassinated mere...

Life in the Shadows: The Need for Criminal Justice Reform

By Nolan Adams, NDG Special Contributor We have a problem. Black men are disappearing at alarming rates — and so is their vote. They weren’t...

Dallas joining lawsuit to challenge Texas SB 4 anti-sanctuary bill

By David Wilfong NDG Special Contributor One small border city in Texas is standing up to the recently passed Texas SB 4, which seeks to end...

Ed Gray: Mother’s Day Protest

By: Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist Mothers Against Police Brutality and hundreds of their supporters made history with their Mother’s Day protest against the Balch...