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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...

NNPA Supports Magic Johnson’s funding of over $100 million in PPP loans for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

WASHINGTON, DC -- Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced today that he and the...

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...

Dallas lowriders take to the streets for the Census

More than 85 colorful lowriders traveled across Oak Cliff Sunday in the Let’s Get Counted Cruise Sunday, July 12, to remind people there is...

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...

Benchmark Research now conducting trials in Fort Worth; Seeks participants to test COVID-19 vaccine

This month, Benchmark Research will launch clinical research trials to test vaccines aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 in Fort Worth. Participants, 18 and...

OP-ED: We must protect North Texans’ health care during this pandemic

By Colin Allred U.S. Representative (TX-32) As a North Texan, born and raised by a single mother who was a Dallas public school teacher, I know...

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...

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...