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Addison’s Kaboom Town! fireworks show moved to streaming platform

The Town of Addison has made the difficult decision to move the 2020 Addison Kaboom Town! fireworks show to a secure, out-of-town location that...

City of Dallas formally recognizes contributions of NDG editor

The staff of the North Dallas Gazette got some welcome news this week. By special proclaimation issued by Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, the City...

When the Protesting Ends – Do You Just Go Home?

By Roger Caldwell NNPA Contributor There is a ground swell in America, and for 13 days there has been multiracial protests and demonstrations based on the...

Denton County Democrats Hail Removal of Confederate Statue

The Denton County Democratic Party (DCDP) is excited that the Denton County Commissioners Court voted today, June 9, 2020, to remove the 12-foot Confederate...

$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...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: The Pandemic of Hate Continues

Straight Talk with Ed Gray The Pandemic of Hate in America continues in 2020 with no signs of mitigation. The words Pandemic and relief are...

Changes at J.J. Rhoads are Good News for South Dallas

By Dallas ISD District 9 Trustee Justin Henry Dallas ISD is opening a new early learning center at J.J. Rhoads Elementary next school year. This...

City of Dallas layoff employees layoff 472 employees though mid-July and delay bond projects

Due to COVID-19 the City of Dallas reportedly has lost more money this year did it during the entire Great Recession ten years ago....

Texas reopening – proceed with caution and common sense

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor This week Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order allowing specific businesses to reopen May 1. However, just because you can, should you...

Op-Ed: Now more than ever, Texas must expand Medicaid to save lives

By Rep. Colin Allred Despite what you might hear coming out of Washington, D.C., affordable access to quality health care is not a partisan issue...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Making COVID-19 a ‘Black Man’s Disease’

Straight Talk with Ed Gray In these unprecedented times, the same story is told. The racism of America is still present as this disease ravages...

Texas judge issues a temporary injunction expanding voting by mail due to COVID-19 fears

According to a statement issued by Common Cause Texas, Judge Tim Sulak in Travis County's 353rd District Court has issued a temporary injunction allowing...

Obama officially endorses Joe Biden; also discusses failures of COVID-19 management

Former President Barack Obama, the standard-bearer of the Democratic Party, officially endorses his former vice president's bid for the White House. In a nearly...

COVID-19 financial warning: Consumers and banks should stay away from payday loans

By Charlene Crowell For the foreseeable future, ‘normal’ life will be indefinitely suspended due to the global pandemic known as the coronavirus. Record-breaking employment layoffs in...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: COVID-19 and the United States

Straight Talk with Ed Gray The COVID Pandemic is with us, and with that, we must accept our lives are forever changed. It seems after a...

Yes Black people, coronavirus can kill us too!

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor Coronavirus or Covid-19 or “rona” as some are calling it will kill you. You...

City of Dallas closes all bars; restaurants are take-out only

Mayor Eric Johnson and City Manager T.C. Broadnax has issued amended regulations to slow the spread of novel (new) coronavirus, now known as COVID-19,...

Coronavirus hammers attendance options at major local, national events

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor   Fears regarding the spread of the coronavirus appear to be leaving no industry untouched, including the entertainment industry. Announcements of...

Fair credit denials limit wealth-building for Black consumers and businesses

By Charlene Crowell For much of Black America, access to fair and responsible credit has been an elusive promise. Whether as consumers seeking the pride...

The State of Black Business, Our Impact and Entrepreneurship

By Brian K. Marshall, Guest Contributor As we celebrate Black History Month this year, we can’t help but reflect on how the topic of racial...