West Dallas community members make history with a street topper in honor of late Rev. Dr. Walter Bookman

West Dallas community members make history with a street topper in honor of late Rev. Dr. Walter Bookman

The Rev. Dr. Walter Bookman was a pastor at The New Morning Star Baptist Church in West Dallas for more than 40 years until his death in 1995. Now, thanks to efforts by members of Bookman’s congregation, a street topper across from the church will bear his name. Bookman was known for his humanity and […]

Fatima Syed - September 2, 2022

Clifford Sherman pays it forward with computers for L.G. Pinkston High School seniors

Clifford Sherman pays it forward with computers for L.G. Pinkston High School seniors

West Dallas’ Ledbetter school on Gentry Drive was where Clifford Sherman began his education as a first-grader, and it’s where he gave this interview — though the school is now Voice of Hope Ministries’ center. He moved from one segregated school to another in third grade, and finished his education at L.G. Pinkston High School […]

West Dallas

Fatima Syed - August 19, 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

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