Photo by Danny HurleyPaul Quinn College President Michael J. Sorrell at the flow-control protest before the council's vote last monthNew Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is in for the first serious grassroots challenge to his leadership -- a march on City Hall announced today by a broad-based coalition ... More >>
It would be a stretch to say that this week's show announcements are all that strong. There are some notable ones -- though perhaps not for the right reasons. For instance: On Sunday, November 20, the Palladium Ballroom has Korn and a handful of opening acts with names that don't mean anythi ... More >>
I have been looking back at the federal corruption conviction that forced the late Al Lipscomb off the Dallas City Council in 2000. That conviction was set aside two years later by a conservative panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. We have lessons, people. Lessons. ... More >>
Wilonsky and I attended the John Wiley Price rally together yesterday. He has already done a fine job here reporting on what happened. The only reason I would even open my mouth is in response to some of the comments I see in response to his item. One commenter asked what's wrong with John F ... More >>
Sam MertenMayor Tom Leppert did not mince words Sunday: "Vote no on Proposition 1. Vote no on Proposition 2."Mayor Tom Leppert and wife Laura spent yesterday worshiping at churches in South Dallas, where services were interrupted so the mayor could give his convention center hotel sales pitch and in ... More >>
Mark W. Norris SMU president Gerald Turner, addressing the Methodist Church convention today at the Hilton Anatole Opponents of the George W. Bush institute failed Thursday afternoon to keep the think tank off of the SMU campus. Their petition, an acknowledged last-ditch effort, called for the Sout ... More >>
Freddy Haynes seemed a shoo-in to lead the NAACP. Then Obama's ex-pastor came to town.
Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle's honeymoon is about to end, if white, black and Latino officers have anything to say about it
This Bush's summer home is a long way from Kennebunkport, but the folks in Crawford think that's fine
The conference of bishops ignored "the elephant in the sacristy"
A city gone shabby yearns for a mayor to put things right
Buzz looks back on 2001 and proves once again that the boy just ain't normal
Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?
Dallas architect Tom Stanley crafted buildings that endure on city skylines across the country, but his fortune and family wouldn't survive their own shaky foundations
Was an influential Dallas black church desecrated by racists?
Don Crowder was obsessed with being the best--as a lawyer, family man, and friend. So why did he kill himself?
December 24 - 30, 1998
New York's rabble-rousing reverend announces he's ready to take on Dallas
John Wiley Price, the man who once toted a bullhorn in protests outside Mayor Ron Kirk's home, learns that it helps to have friends in high places
Will he die in prison for the sins of the plantation?
The only center Dallas has to help Native Americans is mired in ineptitude and tribal politics
Dallas Area Interfaith wants to give the city's poor and disenfranchised a voice in politics. But all critics see is another grab for power.
The brutal murder of Adrianne Jones has left Mansfield teens feeling dazed and betrayed
Crippled children are the latest fund-raising ticket for a controversial Palestinian foundation
DISD's new leader has ambition and ideas--if anybody'd let him finish a meeting
The Rev. Sheron Patterson brings the word to black singles
Booze, baseball, and broads: A tarnished hero's deathbed regrets--and final redemption Exclusive Observer excerpt from David Falkner's new biography