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The challenges Black America faces with distant and virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Students, teachers, parents, and administrators face ever-rising challenges as the coronavirus pandemic continues to force changes in how young...

Commissioner Keller: Higher education is key to Texas’ economic recovery

In his second annual State of Texas Higher Education address, Commissioner Harrison Keller today stated the COVID-19 pandemic has been the most significant disruption...

Escalating the fight against high drug costs

Sharpton Calls for 2021 to be ‘The Year of Black health equity’ By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – D. B. Wright, former head of a non-profit...

Hyundai Hope on Wheels doubles support for COVID-19 drive-thru testing locations across the United States

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – Hyundai Motor America today announced the expansion of its support for COVID-19 drive-thru testing to 22 hospitals nationwide with $4...

Prostate Cancer: A Black Man’s Deadliest Enemy

By Allen R. Gray NDG Special Contributor Across the nation, people are rightfully protesting the indiscriminate killings of Black men by law enforcement officers, but rogue...

Icons Leading the Way in Southern Sector of Dallas

By Joyce Foreman Dallas ISD, District 6 It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is already fast approaching. And, despite the many challenges we’ve faced this year, we...

DeSoto Mourns the Passing of Mayor Curtistene McCowan

On Oct. 29 the City of DeSoto released the following notice of the passing its municipal leader: It is with profound sadness and deep regret...

Dallas City Council unanimously approves Fair Park Master Plan update

The Dallas City Council today unanimously approved the 2020 Fair Park Master Plan Update, which outlines the vision and future planned development for Fair...

Denton County Dems raise issues with GOP poll workers over masks

LEWISVILLE — Voters were turned away from voting at the Frederick P. Herring Recreation Center polling location in Lewisville Thursday, Oct. 15 when it...

One-On-One: U.S Representative Colin Allred on voting, healthcare, education and the American family

By Allen R. Gray NDG Contributing Writer Colin Zachary Allred is in the midst of a highly contested battle to win back his seat as the...

Michelle Obama urges empathy for Black women, excoriates Trump in new video released by Biden campaign

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Former first lady Michelle Obama believes America needs a fresh start and urged undecided voters to empathize with Black...

Black and Missing Foundation Founder warns pandemic could further expose the vulnerable

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Within days of each other, separate investigations by the United States Marshals Service in Ohio and Georgia led to...

Garland NAACP partners with Intrinsic Smokehouse and Brewery

By Gwendolyn H. Daniels NAACP Garland Historian The NAACP Garland, Texas Unit has a new corporate sponsor who owns their family business in the city square...

Amazon’s pandemic price gouging shows need for new federal law

Amazon is price gouging customers on a wide range of essential goods – jacking up prices on face masks, toilet paper and antibacterial soap...

Controversial antigen tests could be key to defeating COVID-19

By Christine Vestal Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts The day before a planned visit from President Donald Trump earlier this month, a technician swabbed...

Low-income voters can impact American elections says Poor People’s Campaign report

By Pamela E. Ice This week, the Rev. William J. Barber, II and the Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chairs of the Poor People’s Campaign: A...

Voter Suppression. The Birth of Apathy.

By Allen R. Gray Dallas Area African American Newspaper Publishers It is difficult to determine where the line between voter suppression ends and voter apathy begins....

Joe Biden 2020 for President Campaign Commits Major Ad Dollars to Black-Owned Media

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA  Senior National Correspondent Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden is ramping up his campaign with a record-setting $280 million advertising buy. During...

Biden unveils campaign commitment to Latino voters

On Tuesday, the Joe Biden for President campaign unveiled Joe Biden’s new agenda for Latino communities. “Joe Biden’s plan for our Latino communities is the...

PCCLA, a long-time child resource in Plano, seeks help from the public

The Plano Child Care Learning Academy (PCCLA) Annual Fundraiser will celebrate 50 years of service to the community and the 107th birthday anniversary of...