Feeding our children

While a member of the Texas legislature, I introduced legislation that mandated providing meals to children from low income families. It is extremely important...

The state of our public health

Since my early professional career as a registered nurse, public health has always been a great concern. Before and during my formal nursing training,...

Representative Yvonne Davis Announces $500,000 2015-2016 Urban Scholarship Fund

State Representative Yvonne Davis (D-Dallas) announced that over $500,000 in scholarships are available for high school graduates from Dallas and twenty eight other urban...

Affordable Care Act Info

Join Texas Organizing Project (TOP) and community partners on October 27 at Fireside Recreation Center (8601 Fireside Dr, Dallas, TX 75217) from 6:30 p.m....

SAVE SANDBRANCH – The Billion Dollar Trinity River Economic Project

"When you give to the poor, you lend to the Lord and He Will Repay." Proverbs 19:17 “Sandbranch been left for half dead,” Tatum said....

Go Sweetly Muhammad Ali

With the passing of the larger than life sports personality, Muhammad Ali, the world has lost more than a great boxing champion. We have...

Sonya’s House: A Place Women Can Call Home

By Arielle Johnson Nicky was devastated by the totally unexpected news when her sister told her she was H.I.V. positive. Everything was going great for...

TWC Awards $5 Million in Career Training Grants to 26 Colleges and ISDs

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded 26 grants totaling $5 million to public community and technical colleges and independent school districts for programs...

The Importance of Research Funding

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Recently, a group of scientists announced the discovery of a new powerful antibiotic that they say has the potential to...

We are Still in Slavery!

Previously I sat and listened to a message that made plenty of sense about what is mainly happening in the Black communities. However, you...