Feds Come After “Our Man Downtown”- Price Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Indictment

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Dallas- Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was arrested Friday morning for bribery, tax fraud and mail fraud. Three others also have been named in the 109-page indictment. They are Price’s longtime assistant Dapheny Fain, political consultant Kathy Nealy and business consultant Christian Campbell. All four pleaded not guilty on Friday…

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Speaks on “Thoughtfulness in the Midst of Crisis”

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Dallas- We are in the midst of a humanitarian crisis that has left more than 52,000 children, many without their parents, in limbo at America’s borders. Texas, along with other southwestern border states, has experienced an influx of undocumented immigrants. It is during these times that we all must exercise…

Working to End Pay Inequality: Conference of Mayors Support Wage Increases for Workers

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues DALLAS- Is it time for multi-million dollar corporations and governments to stop paying its workers “chicken-feed” wages? The United States Conference of Mayors thinks so. The group made it clear in a formal resolution that it is time for action in the U.S. Congress to raise the federal minimum wage…