Tag: LEAD STORY

Southwest / Texas - 1 day ago

The T.R.U.T.H Project kicks off ‘Hear Me’

Anyone watching the news knows today’s youth will not be silenced. From tackling gun violence, to speaking out against bullying and discrimination, more and more young people are speaking their truths. Now, three local teens are joining the campai...

Southwest / Texas - 1 day ago

New tax scam can cause entire refund to vanish

The IRS told a Chicago TV station that people are being targeted by scams from all directions. Not only are there fake IRS calls, but there are new tax scams gaining popularity, including one where your entire tax return can vanish. More than 12,0...

Southwest / Texas - 2 days ago

Postseason madness begins for high school basketball

  Let the boys’ high school basketball playoffs commence. With the girls already steamrolling toward a regional tournament, the boys’ division will open the postseason with their eyes on the big prize. Westside High School head boys’ basketball co...

Southwest / Texas - 2 days ago

Rep. John Lewis To Be Honored At Civil Rights Museum

The first time John Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, he was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station. Lewis, who is African-American, remembers going into a restroom labeled...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Guest Op-ed: It is time to fix the Texas bail system

Judge Brandon Birmingham (Image via Twitter) By Judge Brandon Birmingham, NDG Guest Contributor The Texas Constitution is missing something. Let’s fix it. On Feb. 15, the Texas Constitution turns 141 years old. Ratified in 1876, it is the 5th Con...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

ADDIE RUTH FOX PARKER CELEBRATES HER 100TH BIRTHDAY!

On Saturday, December 16, 2017, Mrs. Addie Ruth Fox Parker celebrated her 100th birthday at a brunch at the Friendship-West Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Parker was born on December 14, 1917, to an African-American family in Jacksonville (Calh...