Many Say Dallas Neighborhoods Still Defined By Race And IncomeConcentrated poverty and segregation are at crisis levels in Dallas. “That's why we need to educate our political leaders,” that's what Mike Koprowski believes.
Dallas Citizens Voice Their Opinion On Confederate MonumentsThere is a plan for street name changes, and what to do with this memorial, but that plan didn't stop Dallas citizens from offering their pointed views to the Mayor and Council.
Dallas Council Member Fights To Put Fair Park Trust Fund Back On Track“This part of the city needs small business,” said council member Kevin Felder, whose district encompasses Fair Park. The fund designed to boost economic development in the area, though, hasn’t done in its job, he says.
Group Planning Protest Over Removal Of Confederate StatueThe group is planning to protest the removal of a Confederate statue from a park in Dallas. The rally is planned for Saturday, but no one knows where.
Robert E. Lee Statue Removal In Dallas Gets DelayedA statue in Dallas of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is expected to be taken down soon, but it will not be happening on Friday.
Restraining Order On Robert E. Lee Statue Dismissed, City Can Remove ItA last minute court order stopped work crews from removing the Confederate statue on Wednesday.
Removal Of Robert E. Lee Statue HaltedA temporary restraining order was granted late Wednesday afternoon.
Dallas City Council Scheduled To Vote On Fate Of Confederate StatuesThe Dallas City Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on the fate of the Confederate statues around the city.
Dallas Councilman Questions City Over Minority-Owned Suppliers Used For Harvey SheltersDallas City Councilman Kevin Felder raised questions about whether the city is using enough African-American and minority-owned businesses as suppliers for the opened for Harvey evacuees.
Dallas Leaders Sure Confederate Statues Will Be RemovedThe process to determine the fate of Confederate monuments in Dallas is just beginning, but many city leaders have already made up their minds. "We have made a decision to have them come down," said Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway.
Attrition Blamed For Delayed Dallas Police Response Times; Jail Processes Add To ProblemIt's taking Dallas Police longer this year than last year to respond to Priority 1 emergency calls.
Dallas Mayor, Some Council Members Want To Cut Property Tax RateIn his proposed $3 billion budget, new City Manager T.C. Broadnax proposed keeping the property tax rate as-is and not cutting city services.