Category : Black Local and National News

- 8 months ago

Miss South Africa rules all

Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe Sunday night after excelling through rounds of swimsuit and evening gown struts, questions on social issues and one final chance to explain why she was the right choice. “I grew up in a world where a woman who...

- 8 months ago

Racism and Sexism Help End Kamala Harris’ Presidential Campaign

By: Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor Last week, Senator Kamala Harris announced she was suspending her 2020 presidential campaign, because of low poll numbers and financial pressures. Unsurprisingly, this announ...

- 8 months ago

Three Baltimore Men Exonerated After Nearly Four Decades in Prison

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart recently were released and exonerated after spending 36 years in prison for a crime they didn’t commit. The men were teenagers wh...

- 8 months ago

The Dallas Cowboys hope to kickoff a playoff run against the Rams

By Dwain Price, NDG Sports FRISCO – In an attempt to keep their sinking ship afloat, the Dallas Cowboys made a major change in their organization in preparation for Sunday’s home game against the Los Angeles Rams. No, the Cowboys didn’t relieve head...

- 8 months ago

Will County’s Aa1 rating confirmed

Will County officials on Tuesday announced that Moody’s Investor Service has confirmed the county’s Aa1 credit rating. Moody’s reports that the credit position for Will County is very high quality and its Aa1 rating is slightly above the national me...

- 8 months ago

Comrade Malik: Environmental disasters in Texas are not a hoax

The TPC Group’s petrochemical plant in Port Neches, Texas, exploded at 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and again 13 hours later, blowing out windows miles away and sending “thousands of pounds of pollutants into the air,& including& hydrogen...

- 8 months ago

DCCCD Foundation announces new board members

The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) Foundation has announced the appointment of five business and civic leaders to its board of directors. The new members are Manuel Diaz, the founder, and lawyer at Diaz Law Firm in Dallas; Chad Hous...

- 8 months ago

Carrollton Hosting Third Annual Harry Potter Yule Ball

Attention Potterheads, the Carrollton Public Library will present its third annual Harry Potter Yule Ball from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020, at Josey Ranch Lake Library (1700 Keller Springs Road). Expect an evening of Harry Potter-themed...