Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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DeSoto City Council examines local marijuana enforcement policy

By David Wilfong NDG Contributing Writer The use of marijuana and related products such as CBD has received a lot of attention in recent years. In...

DFW Metro Justice & Equality plans ‘Souls to the Polls’ events

In a time when disenfranchisement is once again a threat to democratic rights, DFW Metro Justice & Equality is sponsoring a voter-turnout event called...

State Rep. Carl Sherman names new Chief of Staff

State Rep. Carl Sherman named his new Chief of Staff last week. Melissa Bradford, a District 109 resident took the key role on the...

Irving cancels Special Bond Election on $560 million in proposals

By Fatema Biviji NDG Special Contributor The City of Irving held a Special City Council Meeting on August 13, 2020. In an unexpected turn of events,...

No Bridge too Far — Remembering Congressman John Lewis and the Fight Still Ahead

By Ray Curry Secretary-Treasurer, UAW “The vote is precious. It is almost sacred. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democracy.” — Congressman...

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....

Members of the House and Senate administration committees call for the removal of Confederate memorials on capitol grounds

AUSTIN, TX — On Wednesday, members of the House Committee on Administration and the Senate Committee on Administration issued a joint letter calling for...

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...

National News
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A [White] House in Pandemic Cannot Stand

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent The virus is “coming from inside the White House,” blared the latest headline from The Atlantic, one of a...

The most important election of our lifetimes

By U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) Growing up in Dallas, attending our public schools, and being raised by a single mother who taught in Dallas public...

Trump: A man with no political platform

By Allen R. Gray NDG Special Contributor In the cult classic Napoleon Dynamite, Napoleon’s only friend ran for class president on a simple and undiluted political...

Trump administration ramps up efforts to dismantle Post Office

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to dismantle the United States Postal Service or revamp...

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...

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...
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