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Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce selects Sam Reed as new Chairman

Sam Reed has been elected FY2020-2021 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce (Chamber). Reed will assume...

Candace Valenzuela garners national attention as she continues to receive money and endorsements

  Candace Valenzuela, a local school board member, is running for a previously GOP stronghold seat in the Texas House. Now she is beginning to...

Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery Was a Drum Major for Environmental Justice

By Felicia M. Davis As I say farewell to our beloved leader, spiritual and intellectual guide and personal mentor, reflections upon the many lessons that...

IN MEMORIAM: African Americans Who Have Died of COVID-19

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor The inaccurate internet memes and false online conspiracies that “Blacks can’t get coronavirus” are contrary to reality. African...

Sister Tarpley: Women’s History Month 2020

By Sister Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor A nonprofit educational organization founded in 1980 to bring women’s stories and contributions to the fore. The project was the...

Fort Worth Native Trains U.S. Navy Warfighters

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Finley Jr., Navy Office of Community Outreach PORT HUENEME, Calif. - “We Build, We Fight” has been...

Mesquite teacher honored as 2020 International Educator of the Year Award

Greg Hill, a teacher at Mesquite ISD’s Dr. John D. Horn High School since 2001, has been named 2020 International Educator of the Year...

Father and sons join Neiman-Marcus fashion show for fifth appearance

Dr. Simeon Udunka and his sons, "Boyz3+Dad", are scheduled to make their fifth appearance walking the runway at Neiman-Marcus Children's Spring Fashion Show at Willowbend...

Dallas ISD Officer of the Month: Walter Gunn at Rusk Middle School

As the Dallas ISD Police Department officer assigned to Thomas J. Rusk Middle School, Officer Walter Gunn believes that building relationships with students is...

Good Times co-star Ja’Net Dubois reportedly found dead at her home

TMZ is reporting that Ja'Net Dubois the sexy neighbor and friend on Good Times was reportedly found dead in her Glendale, California home. There...

Dr. Myrtle Hightower awarded the key to the City of Plano

The Plano City Council presented Dr. Myrtle Hightower with a key to the City at their regular meeting on Feb. 10. Dr. Hightower served...

DFW based designer, Ronald K. Jones set to release new 2020 collection

Budding DFW fashion designer, Ronald K. Jones ll (RKJ), is set to release his latest 2020 collection with a conceptual runway presentation entitled “The...

Hattie Hill selected as CEO, President of new global T.D. Jakes Foundation

This week global diversity and inclusion and gender equity pioneer Hattie Hill steps into her new role as CEO and president of the newly...

UNT scientist to create a new tool that may lead to treatments for chronic pain and stroke recovery

DENTON (UNT) —Ifana Mahbub, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering at the University of North Texas, is developing a wireless recording, stimulation and power...

George Teague named Dallas Cowboys 2019 Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Nominee

The Dallas Cowboys have named George Teague, former player and Head Coach at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas as the team’s...

Charles Jones transitioned from the TCU football field to the pulpit

By: Andre T. Johnson FORT WORTH, Texas — There’s nothing like a praying mother. If anyone can greatly attest to this notion, it’s Charles Jones. Consider, for...

9-Figure Investment CEO Launches ‘MBA: Minority Business Access’ Podcast

Get ready to earn your "M.B.A." with Solomon Ali. His new podcast, MBA: Minority Business Access walks minority business owners and entrepreneurs through his tested,...

Taking Service to the Next Level

By: Jacquinette D. Murphy, NDG Contributing Writer  The women of the historic Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Incorporated, selected Charlotte Berry of DeSoto, as its national...

DFW Entrepreneur LaTambria Johnson defies the odds en route to a flourishing baking business

For Dallas/Fort Worth entrepreneur LaTambria Johnson, often reflects on the awe-inspiring memory of her son, Amari Aubre’ Carter. “It means the world to me,” Johnson,...

Rep. John Lewis faces battle with cancer

Civil Rights icon and longtime member of the House of Representatives, John Lewis has shared via an announcement from his office that he is...
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