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The more things change, the more they stay the same

Every election the Black vote is more than required for whatever Democratic candidate, it is expected. There is no real work put behind the...

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...

COVID-19 showing an upswing, takes down the 2020 State Fair

The coronavirus isn’t going away soon. In fact, it is showing somewhat of a resurgence in Texas, with an ever-growing number of hospitalizations and...

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...

COVID-19 testing options expand in Dallas County

With expanded testing locations, Dallas area residents who meet the criteria are urged to determine whether or not they have been exposed to COVID-19. According...

DFW Democrats to make final primary choices on July 14

In the national spotlight, attention is already turning to the showdown between President Donald J. Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee former Vice President Joe...

West calls Cornyn out over ‘systemic racism’ remarks in DC hearing

The U.S. Senators from Texas, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, drew a lot of fire for comments during a Tuesday Judiciary Committee hearing when...

Congress is urged to send Juneteenth legislation to President Trump for signature

The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) is urging Congress to send President Donald Trump legislation amending SJR 45 2012 , Chapter 1, Part A,...

Black activists find themselves having to calm white ‘allies’

A Texas race for the 24th Congressional District has flared up and injected itself into the national dialogue surrounding the death of George Floyd...

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas honors 172 with Gold Award

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX) recently announced 172 local Girl Scouts who have earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award, which recognizes girls...

Dentistry office offers grocery giveaway in Bishop Arts on Saturday

MINT dentistry’s goal of putting smiles on people’s faces doesn’t stop during a pandemic: To help a community in need, the dentistry practice is...

$35,000 in donations for COVID-19 relief to be awarded by the Mid-Cities (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated

The Mid-Cities (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, in rapid response to escalating community needs due to the coronavirus, will provide $35,000 in grants...

NAACP Black Media Forum Excludes Black Newspapers NNPA President and Black Publishers Call for Clarification and Inclusion

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - A recent NAACP "Black Media Speaks" forum plummeted into a conversation in which the future of hard-copy Black-owned newspapers...

District staff a source of pride in difficult times

By Joyce Foreman Dallas ISD District 6 I continue to be amazed at the work our district employees are accomplishing as we deal with the repercussions...

WANTED: Residents to join conversations about racial equity in proposed bond 2020

Dallas ISD’s Racial Equity Office (REO) is calling on communities in the city’s southern sector to help define what racial equity will look like...

Why does God allow evil and disease?

Sister Tarpley NDG Religion Editor “If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand.” (Psalm 130:3) One of the most common questions every...

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...

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...