Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Chicago’s homicide rate declined in 2017

Homicides in Chicago decreased by nearly 16 percent in 2017 from the 20-year high in 2016, CNN reported. This positive news is no thanks to President Donald Trump whose only solution to the city’s violence was a threat to “call in the feds.” “Hard...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

The 2017 Dallas Round Up Though the Eyes of Africans

Sharing is caring! 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 the pain. Senseless acts of violence still plague our communities, and the gentrification of South Dallas is i...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Obama lists his favorite songs, books from 2017

Jay-Z, Harry Styles, Kendrick Lamar, U2 and Chris Stapleton were just some of the artists responsible for Barack Obama‘s favorite songs of the year. The former president shared an eclectic list of his favorite songs and books of 2017 Sunday on hi...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

QBs Bryant and Hurts run, pass their way to Sugar Bowl

Jalen Hurts (AP) – Jalen Hurts never has to look far for a reminder of the national championship game loss to Clemson. No. 4 Alabama’s quarterback only needs to turn on his phone, which sports a photo of him walking off the field afterward. “As man...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

NDG’s Best Books of 2017

Clockwise: The Last to See Me by M Dressler, The Deal of a Lifetime by Frederick Backman, When the English Fall by David Williams, The Trick by Emanuel Bergmann, Caroline: Little House, Revisited by Sarah Miller (Photo Composite: Joe Farkus/NDG)...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Year of Reckoning

Dr. J. Ester Davis Can we all just agree on this one thing.  The year 2017 was packed with layers of anxiety, thoughts, record breaking storms, “sex-in-the-city” offices, and insulting media conversations everyday.  Not a dull moment.  Now that 201...