Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Blood donations save lives, summer supply low

Parkland to host blood drive Aug. 19 DALLAS – While the nation responds with grief and outrage to the most recent mass shootings, many people are motivated by these events to donate blood to save a life in need. It’s easy to comprehend the urgen...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Community Calendar: 8/18-8/24

Recurring Events Feeding The Needy Hosted by Hollywood Hernandez Live 834 S. Ervay St. Dallas. 3 pm-5 pm.  Marvelous Marriage Mondays at Friendship-West Baptist Church 2020 W. Wheatland Rd. Dallas. 7 pm-8:30 pm 1st & 3rd Monday Info: covent@fr...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Podcasting at NABJ

By Jessica Hayden Staff Writer At the National Association of Black Journalists convention 2019 held in Miami, FL more than 4,000 multimedia students, media companies, journalists sought employment opportunities, professional growth and development,...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Hollywood Hernandez Live: The Kitchen Review

By Michael Hernandez Entertainment Reporter The Kitchen stars two comedic actresses, Tiffany Haddish and Melissa McCartney, along with Elizabeth Moss. However, there is not a hint of comedy in the movie. The three ladies portray women in the 70s who...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Quit Playin’: Summer Vacation…ICE’d Out!

By Vincent L. Hall It was sometime in the early 1970s and school was about to begin. I can remember running full throttle in a rush toward my classroom. I was amped at the thought of completing that first assignment. It was that assignment that ever...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Tax-free weekend around the corner

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – This year’s sales tax holiday will begin Friday, August 9, and will run until midnight on Sunday August 11. This sales tax exemption only applies to qualifying items. Most clothing, footwear, student backpacks, and...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

HISD Students Deserve a New Board

In a recent editorial, the Greater Houston Partnership lays out an argument about the challenges facing the Houston Independent School District (HISD) board of trustees, and concluded by insisting that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) needs to act b...