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The site of Dallas’ original Black high school, erased from history, will become a taxpayer-subsidized Kroger project
Kroger is set to build a new grocery store and apartments on “expensive," “desirable” land where one of Dallas’ oldest Black schools, B.F. Darrell, was built as the original Colored High School.
A town, a cemetery and a school: Dallas’ history of erasure repeats itself
Dallas decimated its largest Freedman’s Town and obscured both a cemetery and a school, B.F. Darrell, vital to the community.
Dallas forgot: Remembering and reclaiming the Black schools we’ve lost
For every Black school heralded and remembered, there are schools that have been erased from Dallas' public memory and are largely unknown today.
Is the City of Dallas going to save the Save-U-More grocery store in southern Dallas?
Highland Hills fresh foods grocery store, Save-U-More, struggles to stay open and widen the food desert gaps happening in South Dallas.
Q&A with Esther Villarreal
Esther Villarreal, appointee to Dallas' environmental commission and West Dallas resident, reflects on her advocacy and shares her hopes for the health of her community.
West Dallas 400-foot tower: How it started and how it’s going
Editor’s note: This timeline originally published on Dec. 7. On Dec. 8, City Council voted to send this zoning proposal back to the City Plan Commission. We’ll be updating the timeline as the case progresses and sharing updates via social media (@dallasfreepress), email and texts, in both English and Spanish. The developer of Trinity Groves, West […]