Prairie View A&M University

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    October 18, 2013

    The Best Day at the State Fair of Texas is Grambling vs. Prairie View

    Editor's Note: Our nightlife columnist, Deb Doing Dallas, wrote about this year's State Fair Classic, a longstanding Fair tradition at least as much about the pageantry and the marching bands in particular as it is about the actual football game played between Louisana's Grambling State University a ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    The Nine Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, October 3-9

    Well people, this is not a drill. We are in a full-fledged government shutdown, for the first time in 17 years. Have you noticed how people keep saying that like 17 years is a really long time? Seventeen-year-old people were born in 1996. Think about that, lamestream media. We were doing the Macaren ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    Terrell Cowherd, 26, Was Held Down and Stabbed to Death While Trying to Break Up a Fight on Lower Greenville

    On Sunday afternoon, Terrell Cowherd's father undertook the somber duty of going through his son's things and offering an impromptu elegy to the reporters who showed up. "He always said Dad and Mom, thank you for everything," he said. "Thank you for all you've given me, thank you for all you've don ... More >>

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    June 25, 2013

    The Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act Ruling Declares Racism Dead. Long Live Racism!

    Ever heard the quotation, "Past is prologue"? The U.S. Supreme Court apparently hasn't, and its ruling Tuesday on the Voting Rights Act virtually assured that we're doomed to repeat history. In an incredible sweep, the majority chucked the nearly unanimous, bipartisan will of Congress and dismantled ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013
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    December 31, 2012

    Yung Nation - Trees - 12/29/12

    Yung Nation, A.Dd , Mathew Clay, Lil Ronny MothaF, -topic, Dustin Cavazos, Bobby Sessions Trees Saturday, December 29 Before 2013 hits, the community came together to finish out the year with a strong local lineup. It felt like a celebration of what we've accomplished together this year, and of wha ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    Where To Party During This Weekend's State Fair Classic

    It is upon us: Fair season. Thirty days of fried food, weird crafts, blue-ribbon jams and petting zoos. The people watching, square dancing and pig racing are in full bloom in Fair Park, but as we hit October, Dallas will also prep for two of the biggest college football weekends our little village ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Before He Sipped the Tea, Rick Perry Had a Much Different Take on Voting

    ​The old Rick Perry -- back before he discovered the Tea Party -- would have swept into Dallas on a white horse shootin' his Ruger and kickin' up dust to defend the embattled Medrano family, accused of faking a family member's voter residency in a justice of the peace election. In fact, I just ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010
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    March 11, 2010

    Golf Pro Leonard Jones, In Dispute With City, Will Get His Day in Court

    Leonard Jones​Pinkston grad and Prairie View A&M golf great Leonard Jones has been making the rounds in recent weeks, promoting a Samuel L. Jackson-narrated Golf Channel doc called Uneven Fairways, about those who broke the sport's color barrier long before Tiger Woods was born. One month ago, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Watch: Bone -- "Homegurl"

    We're admittedly a little D-Town Boogie-focused this weekend, what with the NBA All-Star Game in town and all the local hip-hop events planned around it in hopes of busting the scene out of its regional bubble. The way to do that--or so says every local hip-hop proprietor from Play-N-Skillz to Dorr ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    Dorrough Rides Around Prairie View A&M Like He's Van Wilder. Write That Down.

    Dorrough's still spending his days as a BET darling, and, as such, spent part of last week taking a crew from's The Deal on a tour of his old stomping grounds as a student at Prairie View A&M University. In the clip above, you can watch Dorrough and his crew's take on the event, as they ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    Picking Cotton

    Texas-OU is great and all, but what about the Cotton Bowl's other 51 Saturdays a year?

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    September 4, 2008

    Breaking News: Park Board Approves Selling Naming Rights to Cotton Bowl

    For years, folks have whispered that perhaps one day, the city might consider selling the naming rights to the 76-year-old Cotton Bowl in Fair Park. After all, maintaining The House That Doak Built is an expensive proposition with, some would insist, dwindling rewards hardly worth the $50 million wo ... More >>

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    December 20, 2007

    Knights' Tale

    Another historic emblem of black Dallas stands on the brink

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    September 27, 2007

    Soul Bowl

    The State Fair Classic kicks off

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    February 27, 2007
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    December 22, 2006

    Mustang Mania?

    Matt Doherty's turning the Mustanks back into the Mustangs. Is it the holiday yet? Can we go home? First, a fancy library. Now, a legit basketball program? As Grandpa Bill Parcells says, it's not time to get out the anointing oil just yet. But first-year head coach Matt Doherty at least has the Must ... More >>

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    September 4, 2006

    Lived on the Edge

    Fort Worth's Dewey Redman, who was so out he was as in as any jazzer in the 1960s, died on Saturday. In 1997, Dewey Redman--the Fort Worth-born tenor sax player who, as much as any horn player, defined the avant jazz sound of the late 1960s and early '70s--was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Six yea ... More >>

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    September 30, 2004

    Howl at the Moon

    Or just enjoy a traditional Japanese Otsukimi

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    April 8, 2004

    Godspeed, Goodspeed

    Plus: John Cocktoastin'; Kick ASSCAR

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    May 23, 2002

    The Naked Truth

    When it comes to Dallas' practice of prosecuting low-level porn clerks, jurors know hypocrisy when they see it

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    October 3, 1996

    Last in the Class

    Why nobody will erase the board at Wilmer-Hutchins, the worst-run school district in Texas