Dallas County Sheriff’s First African American Deputy Dies At 85Jesse Everett Gill was hired as a deputy sheriff on January 16, 1954.
African American Success Initiative Targets 35,000 StudentsCoordinator for the African American Success Initiative (AASI, Jamila Thomas has a mission from the Dallas School District that targets 35,000 students.
Vet Ticketed For Walking On Wrong Side Of StreetGiven recent events involving African-Americans like Sandra Bland, he recorded the stop.
Summertime & Common Misconceptions About SunscreenProlonged exposure to sun’s ultraviolet rays can cause skin cancer, but it can be prevented by simply wearing sunscreen.
Col. Paul Green, Member Of Tuskegee Airmen, Dies At 91Col. Paul L. Green, one of the Tuskegee Airmen — the legendary black pilots who escorted U.S. aircraft during World War II — has died in a senior care home.
New Report Documents History Of American LynchingsThe Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Alabama-based civil rights organization, released a report Tuesday documenting the history of lynchings and racial terror acts in America.
'Save Our Sons' Hopes To Stop Negative Judgement Of Black ChildrenWith choirs raising their voices in praise and knees bent in prayer, the African American Pastors Coalition celebrate Dr. King’s legacy by looking forward: challenging the community to ‘Save Our Sons’.
DISD Working To Improve Black Student SuccessThink of it like Dallas Independent School District education success -- in black and white. While the DISD wants all students to succeed test results show something troubling.
North Texas WW II Marine Hero Is Living Black HistorySenior citizens in Fort Worth know Alcee Chriss as the man who calls raffles and bingo and volunteers to help out with projects like the food bank. But recently, they found out Chriss is living history.
Perspectives Of Civil Rights Movement Differ According AgeAs an African American man from a different era, former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has very different memories of the American civil rights movement.
All-White Dallas Country Club Admits First Black MemberFounded in 1896, the Dallas County Club has never had an African-American member, until now.
City Leaders: Race Matters In Sheriff’s Office AppointmentA Dallas County commissioner is taking issue with Sheriff Lupe Valdez regarding the race of a deputy she promoted to her command staff.