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The nonprofit Dallas Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation released its annual report last week, digging into the racist history of Dallas. The organization says it wants to bring awareness to the often unwritten histories of Dallas and Dallas County.
Doris Miller, a Black sailor from Waco, was one of the first American heroes of World War II. His actions on Dec. 7, 1941, earned him a medal, though he almost didn’t receive it due to his race.
People with mental health needs who are arrested for nonviolent offenses can increase jail overcrowding – and they often don’t get the medical care they need. But Dallas County commissioners are looking hard at a different approach.
Bank overdraft fees can be 'catastrophic' for the 44% of Texans living paycheck-to-paycheck, change may be comingThe banking industry took in more than $15 billion in overdraft fees in 2019, and just small number of account holders paid the vast majority of those fees.
Fred Rouse was a Black packinghouse butcher in the Stockyards. He was lynched in 1921, and there has never been a marker city remembering him.
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