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When the pandemic forced mental health care to go virtual, it revealed an antidote to stigmas in Latino communities

June 8, 2022

A soccer field in the community, but not for the community

May 15, 2022

New Malcolm X Plaza hopes to provide a solution to gun violence in South Dallas

July 29, 2022

Goal of MLK Food Park, now in Fair Park, is ‘welcoming’ South Dallas residents and people of color

July 25, 2022

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Photo credit: Randall Bryant Word In Black: DISD’s Moldy Food Conditions JUNE 8, 2022  EDUCATION/ELEMENTARY/HEALTH/HIGH SCHOOL/LOCAL/LOCAL/METRO/NEWS/TEXAS/THIS WEEK 12 MINS READ Hundreds of students walked out of Dallas’ Justin F. Kimball High School in late March, in protest of being served what they described as “undercooked or moldy” food. The walk-out was announced on an Instagram page created by two students, which […]

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Maria Cruz - August 14, 2022

New Malcolm X Plaza hopes to provide a solution to gun violence in South Dallas

New Malcolm X Plaza hopes to provide a solution to gun violence in South Dallas

South Dallas’ newest summer attraction resides along South Malcolm X Boulevard, sandwiched between Marburg and Southland streets. Once a vacant parking lot next to a DART bus station, Malcolm X Plaza is now a multi-use gathering space for family and friends with a broader goal, organizers say, to improve public safety on one of the […]

South Dallas

Sophie McCauley - July 29, 2022

Goal of MLK Food Park, now in Fair Park, is ‘welcoming’ South Dallas residents and people of color

Goal of MLK Food Park, now in Fair Park, is ‘welcoming’ South Dallas residents and people of color

Phase 4 of the month-long food park aimed to create a community environment for South Dallas residents and businesses of color.

Food Apartheid

Fatima Syed - July 25, 2022

When the pandemic forced mental health care to go virtual, it revealed an antidote to stigmas in Latino communities

When the pandemic forced mental health care to go virtual, it revealed an antidote to stigmas in Latino communities

"We were meeting them in their homes, and we started seeing more people because they knew they wouldn’t have to come in," says Brother Bill's Helping Hand clinic director Ivan Esquivel, on the upsurge in mental health visits.

West Dallas

Sujata Dand - June 8, 2022

A soccer field in the community, but not for the community

A soccer field in the community, but not for the community

The soccer field sits in the middle of the Los Altos neighborhood’s Benito Juarez Parque de Heroes. Since 2012, when the City of Dallas built a fence around the field, it has gone mostly unused, except for the weekends when teams pay the city as much as $61 an hour to use the field for practice or games.

West Dallas

Oscar Saravia - May 15, 2022

‘I’ve never seen any dirt go up 1400% in five years’

‘I’ve never seen any dirt go up 1400% in five years’

The land value of dozens of 7,000-square-foot parcels in Los Altos — just north of Singleton, up and down Borger, Crossman and Winnetka — all jumped from $65,000 to $168,000 this year. Several efforts are being made to educate West Dallas neighbors on how to protest property tax appraisals before the May 16 deadline.

West Dallas

Keri Mitchell - May 11, 2022

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