Saturday, August 15, 2020

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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...

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...

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....

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...

Representatives Johnson, Veasey and Allred support Dallas County ‘Stay Home Stay Safe’

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), and Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) released a joint statement in support of...

MNP features three women ready to lay down the law

By David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer Avid election watchers in 2018 noted a surge of female candidates running for office in Dallas County, especially in...

Hotly-contested races in Sheriff’s Office and Commissioners Court featured at Monday Night Politics

By David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer There were two races on the slate for the audience who gathered at the African American Museum in Fair...

Hope Summit at Cedar Valley College Will Address Criminal Justice Reform

LANCASTER – A new summit addressing the criminal justice system is coming to Cedar Valley College. Themed as a groundbreaking overview of the current...

Op-Ed
North Dallas Gazette

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....

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...

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...

National Politics
North Dallas Gazette

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...

The World Mourns A True Icon and Freedom Fighter – John Lewis 1940-2020

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent Somewhere it’s raining. Somewhere the heavens have opened up, reflecting the tears that are falling across the globe as...

‘Trump records could reveal numerous financial crimes’

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) praised the recent Supreme Court ruling that provides Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance access to...

Voter suppression goes to college

By Cash Michaels and Peter Grear, Greater Diversity News (NNPA) If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on...

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,...

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...
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