Category : Black Local and National News

- 8 months ago

Rep. Rhetta Andrews Bowers honors Garland ISD Trustee and students

Receiving special attention from State Representative Rhetta Andrews Bowers, three Garland ISD students and the district’s most tenured Board of Trustees member were recently recognized at the 2019 African American Legislative Summit. Representative...

- 8 months ago

Plano teens prep for Mayor’s Summer Internship Program

Mock interviews, elevator speeches and speed connection sessions made for a busy Saturday as approximately 425 Plano teens gathered at the Capital One Conference Center for a rigorous “training camp” as part of the Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Pro...

- 8 months ago

Dallas Municipal Court scheduled to be closed April 1-3

No, it is not an April Fools joke. If you show up for an appearance at the Dallas Municipal Court Monday, April 1 through Wednesday, April 3, the building will be open, but court will not be in session.  The Dallas Municipal Court at 2014 Main Street...

- 8 months ago

Sis. Tarpley: Women’s History Month 2019

By Sis. Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor The 2019 Women’s History Month theme is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.” The theme honors “women who have led efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use o...

- 8 months ago

Don’t stray away from “Wolf Pack”

By: Terri Schlichenmeyer Hunting season has opened. And there you sit, waiting. It’s quiet in the woods, where a snapped twig is as loud as a gunshot out there and as urgent. That snick and your attention is focused, your adrenaline rushed. The quest...

- 8 months ago

‘Down for #TheCount’ brings women’s voices to the stage

By David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer Down for #TheCount is an annual series hosted by the Bishop Arts Theatre Center focusing on female playwrights. It features six one-act performances by six different writers and presented by a recurring slate...