Let It Grow

dfwnewsa | April 17, 2024 | 0

I was 19 the first time I smoked weed. It was in 1997 at a party at “The Hole,” a rental house about a block north of University Christian Church […]

Walking Brews

dfwnewsa | April 10, 2024 | 0

From his spot in the picket line, John Thomas paused to take in his employer’s large space in his family’s history — and his psyche. “When I was a small kid,” […]

Carrying Away the Stones

dfwnewsa | April 3, 2024 | 0

Two nearly 90-year-old stories came together in a polychrome sandstone retaining wall. Wearing a small, forgotten commemorative plaque, it faced the athletic field on the landmarked former W.C. Stripling High […]

‘Soul on a Plate’

dfwnewsa | March 27, 2024 | 0

In 2022, Fort Worth became the 13th most populous city in America while maintaining the rank of the fifth most populated within the state. In theory, one would believe Fort […]

Viral Me, Elmo

dfwnewsa | March 13, 2024 | 0

Have you heard about the gorilla, the former security guard, and a viral video? This isn’t a joke. A real social media and mainstream media frenzy unfolded a few days […]

Home of Juneteenth

dfwnewsa | March 13, 2024 | 0

Ground will be broken this year on the National Juneteenth Museum on the Historic South Side. A combined vision of the Grandmother of Juneteenth, Dr. Opal Lee, and community leader […]

Saving Jameela

dfwnewsa | March 6, 2024 | 0

A profound calmness and determination filled the quiet operating room as an accomplished medical team stood united for a common surgery in a setting that was clearly uncommon. Veterinarians and […]

The Dock Bookshop

dfwnewsa | February 28, 2024 | 0

One of the largest Black-owned bookstores in the entire Southwest, The Dock Bookshop has been celebrating Black History Month every business day for 16 years. Since opening in an unassuming […]

Suds on Strike

dfwnewsa | February 28, 2024 | 0

As a mechanic at Molson Coors, John knows his job is dangerous. For the past nine years, the 38-year-old Kentucky native has worked in utilities for the brewing giant in […]

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