The 2017 Dallas Round Up Though the Eyes of Africans

By: Arielle Johnson If you want to sum up the year for Black people here in Dallas, you will have to mix the joy with...

Knowledge is Power Saturdays for Kids

There is a unique educational program going down at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in Dallas every Saturday from 12-2 pm, for children...

A Break for Grandmother Christmas Dinner

According to the U.S. Census, more than 2.7 million grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Out of this number, one-fifth are living below the poverty...

The South Dallas Cultural Center – Why You Need to Make It a Destination

It is hard to believe the South Dallas Cultural Center has been open for more than 20 years, and throughout this time period, has...

Reverend Michael Waters and Family at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after Reverend Michael Waters, founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.)...

Combatting Poverty in Dallas

By Arielle Johnson   Our City of Dallas is tied in third place with the City of Phoenix when it comes to the child poverty rate....

REP. ERIC JOHNSON CALLS FOR INTERIM STUDY ON MAIL-IN BALLOT FRAUD & REDISTRICTING

On Monday, October 2, 2017, Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) sent a letter to Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) calling for him to...

REP. ERIC JOHNSON’S STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO TEXAS HOUSE SPEAKER’S CALL FOR THE REMOVAL...

AUSTIN, TX – Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) has sent a letter to the Texas State Preservation Board calling for the removal...

Councilman Felder’s Town Hall Meeting in South Dallas

By Arielle Johnson   Recently, Councilman Kevin Felder stood in front of a group of South Dallas residents at the Martin Luther King Center, at a...

Did You Know: Freedman’s Cemetery

Thousands of African Americans who gathered here to start a new life after the Civil War. In the following years, they built a buzzing...