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Former Miss Texas Serves as State Guardsman

Former Miss Texas Serves as State Guardsman

DSN Newswire Former Miss Texas USA, Lauren Guzman, also serves as a sergeant in the Texas State Guard. Guzman was crowned Miss Texas USA 2014 on Sept. 1, 2013, representing the Lone Star State and served the citizens of Texas as both Sgt. Guzman and as Miss Texas this past year. “In the community, being [...]

Texting and driving ban could become state law in Texas

Texting and driving ban could become state law in Texas

by Tashika Varma The Texas House of Representatives approved a statewide ban on texting while driving on. But the Senate, including Gov. Rick Perry, voted against the ban and Texans will not join 39 other states and ban texting and driving SMU freshman Charlie Weber said he watched in horror as his friend snuck in [...]

The Honorable Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark New Jersey, to Speak benefiting CitySquare

The Honorable Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark New Jersey, to Speak benefiting CitySquare

DSN Newswire CitySquare’s 18th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast, entitled “For the Good of the City” will take place on Thursday, April 18th at Dallas Market Center. For 18 years, CitySquare has hosted a community prayer breakfast that brings Dallas leadership and citizens together for powerful discussions and prayer. This year, CitySquare will be joined by [...]

Congressman Marc Veasey Expresses Support for LGBT Community as The Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act

Congressman Marc Veasey Expresses Support for LGBT Community as The Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act

This week, Congressman Marc Veasey issued a statement in support of millions of same-sex couples across the country as the Supreme Court enters a two-day session of oral arguments on two historic cases.  In Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor, respectively, the Supreme Court will address the constitutionality of Proposition 8, an amendment [...]

The Message of This Inauguration: The Eyes Have It

The Message of This Inauguration: The Eyes Have It

By Eddie Reeves WASHINGTON D. C. It was everywhere in everyone’s eyes: In the bright eyes of the six year old twins bundled up in Obama thick coats and skullcaps.  The tired by smiling eyes of the college students who dragged their bodies across the Mall weary from too much party and too little sleep.  [...]

Willis’ Blog: Leadership

Willis’ Blog: Leadership

What will they say about us 50 years from now….. I recently was in East Texas to visit my mom’s gravesite and she and my dad are buried next to each other and it is always and emotional time for me when I make that trek to Gladewater Texas visit my parents. As I make [...]

HISTORIC GATHERING IN WASHINGTON D.C.

HISTORIC GATHERING IN WASHINGTON D.C.

African American Leaders Outline Priorities National Urban League The nation must commit to economic and educational parity for communities of color, according to a communiqué approved by an historic gathering of nearly 60 of America’s leading civil rights, social justice, business and community leaders in Washington, D.C., on Monday. “The plight of the African-American community [...]

The Power of Presentation over Propaganda: Day 2 at the DNC

The Power of Presentation over Propaganda: Day 2 at the DNC

Matt Houston gives his second installment of “The Next Generation’s View” of the DNC

The Next Generation’s View: Day 1 at the DNC

The Next Generation’s View: Day 1 at the DNC

Dallas resident, Matt Houston, has his first experience at the Democratic National Convention. Each day he’ll share his daily experiences.

Dallas takes the National Urban League conference by storm

Dallas takes the National Urban League conference by storm

Dallas leaders represent Dallas in large numbers at the annual NUL conference

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