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The Root’s Young, Fabulous and Female event has traveled all over the United States, hitting cities like Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City, Chicago and now, Dallas. Everything truly is bigger in Texas because the beautiful black women showed up and showed out.
We love parties at The Root. Celebrating us as black people has become a feel-good embrace of self-love that stands up against the issues we face today. And when said party serves a greater purpose than clinking glasses and shaking (you knew where I was going), it becomes mandatory to attend.
A man was brutally attacked by a group of fellow passengers on a Dallas Area Rapid Transit train, apparently for simply asking the group to stop smoking weed on the train.
A Dallas police officer will face aggravated assault charges for firing into a moving car at least 13 times and killing a 21-year-old woman, authorities say. He will most likely face no consequences for taking this young woman’s life.
Police arrested a 33-year-old Dallas man after authorities say they found five malnourished children living in filthy and neglected conditions in an apartment in the northeast section of the city.
A Texas teen celebrating his high school graduation was shot and killed early Sunday morning just hours after walking across the stage.
“For too long, the history of Dallas’ white majority has overpowered the stories of others who helped build the city’s culture,” the Dallas Morning News editorial board declared last week, launching a project inviting readers “to help tell the story of communities often overlooked here.”
The NFL may not have approved of Ezekiel Elliott's touchdown celebration that included his jumping into a huge, red Salvation Army kettle, but the charity sure is happy.
A Dallas substitute teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a student after a parent found inappropriate text messages on her son's phone sent from the teacher, officials say.
Ernest Walker, a U.S. Army veteran, was humiliated Friday, on Veterans Day, when he had a promised free meal taken away from him at a Dallas-area Chili's Grill & Bar after being accused of not really serving his country.
Dallas Police believe that Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib may have Plaxico Burress-ed himself.
Bayna Lekheim El-Amin, 42, received nine years in prison for assaulting Jonathan Snipes and boyfriend Ethan York Adams at a Dallas BBQ restaurant in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, the New York Daily News reports.
Dallas Police Chief David Brown, who was thrust into the national spotlight during the July sniper attack that left five officers dead, has announced his retirement, the Associated Press reports.
Micah Johnson, the Army reservist who shot and killed five Dallas police officers in an ambush last month, showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning to the U.S. from Afghanistan in 2014, the Associated Press reports.
The number of applications for employment at the Dallas Police Department has almost quadrupled since Police Chief David Brown told protesters, "We're hiring" at a news conference shorty after the ambush that left five officers dead, according to the Washington Post.
In the past two weeks, cops in Texas and Louisiana have been ambushed, shot and killed by black men who reportedly were tired of the senseless killings of unarmed black men, women and children by police. I say "reportedly" because we won't ever know. Both men in question—Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, and Gavin Long,…
We are starting to become a nation of excuses. A nation that shoots first and then looks through your personnel file to explain away why the shooting was valid. I am not a fan of uncovering the past of a person who was unjustifiably killed. If a person is killed by a rogue police officer for no reason, then finding…
Speaking at a memorial for five police officers killed in the Dallas shooting, President Barack Obama called upon the nation to "reject [the] despair" that may be felt as a result of the recent bouts of violence seen across the country, and carve a way forward.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will travel to Dallas on Tuesday to attend an interfaith memorial service held in memory of the five police officers who were killed Friday during an attack at what had been a peaceful protest, the White House reports.