Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

“King Kong Ain’t Got Nothing on Meeee!”

By: Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher I’m reminded of “Alonzo” the character played by Denzel Washingtonin the movie, “Training Day”. Alonzo was a cold-hearted, calculated Detective who knew how to play both sides against...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

15th Annual Black Film Festival  Celebration

Last week,“The Dallas Black Film Festival”celebrated its 15th year of putting the spotlight on Black films of the past and present and honoring new, up and coming filmmakers at the Act of Change Theaterin Oak Cliff. The DBFF was founded in 2003 by La...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

An Honorable Man

The late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, hi...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Op-Ed from Senator Borris L. Miles on Fort Bend ISD

Today, 53 years after the enactment of the Voting Rights Act, Jim Crow still dares to raise its head in Texas.  While we celebrate the gains made in minority representation and self-determination, we cannot ignore the fact that in places such as the...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

BOYCOTT TRUMP!

By: Oscar H. Blayton & The public shaming of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Saunders, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other Trump minions has had an impact upon members of 45’s administration.  The ironic claims by h...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Colin Kaepernick is the New face of Nike

by: Tyler Doggett “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything” read across the face of the, now prolific, trailblazer of the National Football League protest, Colin Kaepernick as he debuts as the new face of one of spor...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

How to eat healthier with diabetes (and a recipe!)

dptstaff | September 4, 2018 | EDITORIALS, Health | You have diabetes; now what? It can be difficult to know what to eat when you first get diagnosed. Learning how to eat healthy can help you control your blood sugar. Following a few basic guidel...