Pregnant With Death

dfwnewsa | February 14, 2024 | 0

At approximately 3 a.m. Sat., July 20, 1895, a terrifying explosion occurred two miles southeast of Mart, Texas, 20 miles east of Waco and barely across the Falls County line. […]

Coining a Texas Heroine

dfwnewsa | January 31, 2024 | 0

The New York Times’ 2020 series of feature obituaries, “Overlooked,” was primarily devoted to women and “people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported” in the publication. It was an ambitious […]

Broken Dreams

dfwnewsa | January 24, 2024 | 0

Zenorah was barely one week old when doctors took her off life support. She exhaled her last breath in the arms of her grandmother. “I held her until she was, […]

Jump for Jump

dfwnewsa | January 17, 2024 | 0

The cowboy is holding a helmet in his hands, rubbing a thumb across the thin metal bars meant to protect his face should things go wrong. A look of deep […]

School-to-Prison Pipeline

dfwnewsa | January 10, 2024 | 0

Clumps of lightly strewn litter pockmarked the apartment grounds as Ivan and Lorenzo approached. The two 18-year-olds recently kicked out of a local charter school were polite and soft-spoken as […]

Haves a-Thrivin’

dfwnewsa | December 27, 2023 | 0

In A Christmas Carol, ol’ Ebby Scrooge is warned to change his ways or suffer eternal damnation. In local terms, Fort Worth is Scrooge, and we’re the Ghost of Christmas […]

FWF+WF

dfwnewsa | December 20, 2023 | 0

My two favorite giving opportunities in Fort Worth this time of year are The Greatest Gift Catalog Ever and the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival (FWF+WF). Both allow the […]

Helping Helpers

dfwnewsa | December 6, 2023 | 0

There are plenty of reasons to lose faith in humanity right now. Whether it’s our horrible county judge trying to defund a nonprofit that helps girls become confident female leaders […]

Christmas Past

dfwnewsa | December 6, 2023 | 0

Before the “woke mob” (lol!) accuses us of lacking religious diversity and before members of the Mercy Culture Cult think we’ve found Jesus, let me explain. This time of year […]

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