Dr. Maxwell C. Scarlett’s biography is punctuated by firsts.
Seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin may have been killed a thousand miles away in Florida, but for students taking part in a candlelight vigil at SMU Monday night, Martin’s death hits close to home and close to their hearts.
CBS 11 News followed a running group you may have spotted in Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon this past weekend. Black Girls Run! is a group of North Texas women who are on the move to get African American women healthy.
One of the oldest historically black communities of Dallas still has traces of its imprint attached to present-day Dallas, but most may not have seen its origin.
Currently, black women make up 22-percent of the population in Dallas — yet, according to county health officials, the group accounts for 71-percent of all female HIV cases.
77-year-old J.W. White remembers how things used to be. “I remember when you had to pay a dollar and a half for poll tax,” he said.
Drawing new lines in Dallas is a controversial proposal. On Wednesday a plan was formally presented to the city council.