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Lincoln High School

  • News

    May 23, 2013

    Mike Miles versus The World

    In Dallas ISD, a fight over principals, race and a slice of the pie.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Dallas ISD Trustees Voted to Fire Two Principals and Hundreds of Teachers Tonight

    In a key win for the district's embattled administration, Dallas Independent School District trustees voted tonight to fire two principals and as many as 400 teachers, over the often heated objections of employees and activists. It was the culmination of months of debate and protests over Superinte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    DISD Principals and Trustees Have Another Month to Prepare for Battle with Mike Miles

    Up to 50 Dallas ISD schools could have a changing of the guard next year, as principals announce their resignation or retirement. Superintendent Mike Miles has placed heavy emphasis on principal reform, including replacing those who underperform. But around a dozen principals are not going quietly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Frisco's Only Black Coach Says He Was Fired For Complaining of Racial Hostility

    Frisco High School's only black coach says he was fired earlier this year for complaining of racial discrimination. Former Frisco world history teacher and basketball coach Alvin Jackson claims in a May 22 lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court that school and district administrators began retaliatin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    DISD Has Plans For Two Schools Left Behind. But What About the 29,349 Kids Also In Need?

    ​The Texas Education Agency released its federally mandated, No Child Left Behind-backed Adequate Yearly Progress report back in August, at which point it was revealed that the Dallas Independent School District missed the mark for the third consecutive year -- which interim superintendent Alan Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    The Barack Obama Show Hits Dallas

    ​Our Sara Kerens was on the Love Field tarmac when President Obama arrived yesterday; revisit that moment via this slide show. Then hop on over to the White House website, where all three of the president's Tuesday speeches are preserved -- not only his Eastfield College American Jobs Act remarks, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Key to the NBA Finals: Dallas' Own Chris Boshketball

    Chris Bosh: A beloved hero deteriorates into part of a three-headed villain ​Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James are the two best active NBA players without a ring. Jason Terry has a tattoo of the Larry O'Brien trophy on his right arm. Dwyane Wade is trying to depress Dallas. Again. Jason K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Chris Bosh Talks Dallas Hip-Hop With MTV: "There's Always A New Dance." Well, Yeah.

    Dallas native and Lincoln High School graduate Chris Bosh may be breaking the bank these days as "that other guy who went to the Miami Heat," but the guy who saw his stock rise more this NBA offseason than any other player (maybe in the history of the league), still remembers his roots, growing up i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Take a Brief Glimpse at South Dallas Students' Once in a Lifetime Trip to China

    World ClassroomOne of Mark Birnbaum's cameras filming kids from Lincoln High in China for the film Once in a Lifetime​And, speaking of Mark Birnbaum ...When last I spoke with the Dallas-based doc maker, he was out and about filming Mayor Tom Leppert and other council members for a short promoting ... More >>

  • News

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Corporal Punishment at Dallas Lickin' High School

    I'm 44. But I'm about to sound 84. It was a better world when paddling was a part of school. A safer world when "licks" between a teacher and student were punishment rather than perverted pleasure. Hear me out: I'm not condoning the 21 "licks" allegedly applied to the backside of a Lincoln High Scho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Ron Price Is Very, Very Proud of Academic Accomplishments in South Dallas

    Dallas school board trustee Ron Price made it official at 3:44 p.m. on January 30, when he turned into the City Secretary's Office paperwork announcing that he's running for Carolyn Davis's District 7 seat on the Dallas City Council. (Ex-City Manager Richard Knight Jr., now in the waste disposal bus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    David "Fathead" Newman Has Died at 75

    Josh Alan Friedman, who penned an amazing piece about the Texas Tenor for the paper version of Unfair Park long ago, brings sad news today: Corsicana-born, Dallas-raised sax great David "Fathead" Newman died yesterday. There's only been one obituary, but a call to David's wife and manager Karen offe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    David "Fathead" Newman Has Died at 75

    Josh Alan Friedman, who penned an amazing piece about the Texas Tenor for the paper version of Unfair Park long ago, brings sad news today: Corsicana-born, Dallas-raised sax great David "Fathead" Newman died yesterday. There's only been one obituary, but a call to David's wife and manager Karen offe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2008

    Holiday Harvesting

    Keep the good times rollin' with Kwanzaa

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008

    Chris Bosh Is Packed for China and the Olympics. Now, It's All Crackin'.

    After the jump, Chris Bosh's video adios to his hometown as he leaves for Las Vegas on his way to Beijing, where the Toronto Raptor forward will play for Team USA along with the likes of Jason Kidd, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade. The video, shot outside durin ... More >>

  • News

    March 27, 2008

    The Dwaine Caraway Show

    Starring that new breed of politician who wants to root out your crack houses, close down your whorehouses and pull up your pants

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008

    Chris Bosh's All-Star Smash Hit Video

    Brian Harkin Bosh, back at Lincoln High School in 2006 Dunno if you've seen Lincoln High School grad Chris Bosh's YouTube sensation, in which the Toronto Raptor begs you to send him to the NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans on February 17. Turns out, some 447,300 have peeked at the video since its po ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2007

    Get Unified

    Kwanzaa's first day sees several celebrations

  • News

    August 16, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2006
  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Boshketball

    Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood

  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Change Is Gonna Come

    With some help from his friends, Don Williams intends to save South Dallas one block at a time

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2003

    Come Together

    Kwanzaa is about living a good life, not filling a stocking

  • News

    July 17, 2003

    The Girl Who Played Dead

    The untold story of the 1990 bathtub shooting

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Divided She Stands

    Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?

  • Calendar

    December 21, 2000

    Secular, But Equal

    Third Eye's Kwanzaa

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Back in black

    Former militant M.T. A'Vant has a new object of scorn: the black leadership he once supported

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    Rotting away in jail

    Kevin Young earned his trip to the Dallas County jail, but no one deserves what happened to him there

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    Lush life

    Pianist Cedar Walton has played with and known -- and been -- the best

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    The Wrong Man

    The case against Nickiolas Jolly fell apart within a month of his arrest for capital murder. But keeping an innocent man in jail 14 months is no big deal in this town.

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    The scarlet G

    DISD's ex-security chief learns that being a friend of Yvonne is a bad career move

  • Calendar

    December 25, 1997
  • News

    December 4, 1997

    Unreasonable Doubts

    Justice may be blind, but Dallas jurors aren't--particularly when it comes to race

  • News

    January 30, 1997

    Bully power

    Learning that rabble rules at Dallas school board meetings

  • News

    September 5, 1996

    The Stink Bomber

    From his raccoon-infested headquarters, Phil Thomas besieges enemies by fax and phone. He says he's fighting for ghetto kids. His targets say he's just bizarre.

  • News

    August 8, 1996

    A Minor Affair

    When young love ended in a rape allegation, the juvenile justice system left a Dallas teen's life in limbo.

  • News

    July 25, 1996

    The Pride of Napoleon Lewis

    A veteran principal brought hope and self-respect to South Dallas' Lincoln High. But even some of his loyal followers say it's time for him to step down.

  • News

    July 18, 1996

    Picture Imperfect

    A struggling arts foundation gives kids a chance to see South Dallas through a camera lens

  • Music

    January 18, 1996

    T.C.B. or T.Y.A.

    Bobby Patterson, Dallas' great unsung soul singer, gets his Second chance

  • News

    October 5, 1995

    The Prophet

    Amid controversy, Minister Farrakhan calls a million men to step into the Promised Land

  • News

    October 5, 1995

    House of blues

    A forgotten rock and roll pioneer fights to keep his Oak Cliff home

  • News

    September 14, 1995

    Attack of the Killer Gadflies (Part I)

    You don't take Rick Finlan and Don Venable seriously? That could be a mistake you live to regret.

  • Music

    January 12, 1995

    Blues for James

    Local jazzer James Clay leaves remarkable legacy

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