Posts Tagged ‘tatum’

Domingo Garcia Gets A Host of Local Endorsements

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In a call to unify behind one candidate in the runoff between Domingo Garcia of Dallas and Marc Veasey of Fort Worth to be the Democratic Party’s nominee for the newly formed Congressional District 33,  more than 30 ...


Tatum Makes It Official

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Rev. Kyev Tatum, minister, head of the local chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and co-founder of the Black, Brown and Tan Coalition, will officially kick off his campaign to be the Democratic nominee for ...



Tatum Throws Hat in Crowded Ring

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Exhorting the image of Rosa Parks, the civil rights icon who on December 1, 1955, refused to give up her seat on a city bus in Birmingham Alabama and changed the course of history in this country, the Reverend Kyev Tatum announ...


Black and Brown Coalition to Support Dansby for School Super

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A group of 20 faith-based, civil rights and grassroots leaders within the black and brown community have called a 5:00 p.m. press conference at the Fort Worth ISD Board Room to endorse longtime Fort Worth schools administrat...



Civil Rights Investigation in Progress at AHHS

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Officials from the United States Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights have confirmed  that the office is investigating the allegations of disparate treatment of minority students at Arlington Heights High School ...


Events to Remember MLK and a Century-old Massacre of African Americans

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In a night of unimaginable horror in late July of 1910 in Slocum Texas, a massacre of unarmed black farmers, shop owners and their families was carried out by armed whites, many who were members of the Ku Klux Klan. In the smal...



Palazzolo v FWISD Update

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The last day of the hearings on the former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal and noted whistleblower Joe Palazzolo’s appeal of his firing by the district was full of fireworks, the most explosive following the...


The (South) Fort Worth Blues

Changing demographics bring challenges for schools and residents along the Fort Worth-Crowley border.
TASHA HAYTON
The Sycamore Center Villa Apartments, a few blocks west of I-35 in South Fort Worth, is a nice-looking complex, with newish brick residential blocks behind a controlled-access gate, a large community center, a pool — and a bi...



Letters to Savannah

Yet another sodden Nicholas Sparks adaptation: Dear John.
KRISTIAN LIN
In her recent, cautiously positive review of Extraordinary Measures, film critic Dana Stevens advanced the idea on Slate that the movie world’s new guilty pleasure is pablum rather than pulp. In other words, slasher flick...


Yes They Might

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The Arlington powers that be probably hoped their burg would drop out of the negative national headlines for a while, after local schools superintendent Jerry McCullough issued an apology for refusing to show President Barack O...