Category: Dallas

‘White Women Shouldn’t Date Black Men’ Fliers Posted On Dallas Campus

Racial tensions are spilling onto college campuses nationwide. Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, is one of the most recent to be affected by racism after fliers were found on campus urging White women to refrain from dating Black men, according to the Huffington Post.

‘White Women Shouldn’t Date Black Men’ Fliers Posted On Dallas Campus

Racial tensions are spilling onto college campuses nationwide. Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, is one of the most recent campuses to be struck by racial tension. to be affected by racism. There were fliers found on campus urging White women to refrain from dating Black men, according to the Huffington Post.

Chili’s apologizes to Black veteran after manager refused meal, questioned service

A Chili’s Bar & Grill in Dallas, Texas, apologized after refusing to give a Black veteran a free meal in celebration of Veteran’s Day, The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ernest Walker, a 47 year-old Black veteran from Cedar Hill, Texas, visited Chili’s on Friday decked out in army fatigues and accompanied by his service dog named “Barack,” the report says.

Chili’s Apologizes To Black Veteran After Manager Refused Meal, Questioned Service

A Chili’s Bar & Grill in Dallas, Texas, apologized after refusing to give a Black veteran a free meal in celebration of Veteran’s Day, The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ernest Walker, a 47 year-old Black veteran from Cedar Hill, Texas, visited Chili’s on Friday decked out in army fatigues and accompanied by his service dog named “Barack,” the report says.

Chili’s Apologizes To Black Veteran After Manager Refused Meal, Questioned Service

A Chili’s Bar & Grill in Dallas, Texas, apologized after refusing to give a Black veteran a free meal in celebration of Veteran’s Day, The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ernest Walker, a 47 year-old Black veteran from Cedar Hill, Texas, visited Chili’s on Friday decked out in army fatigues and accompanied by his service dog named “Barack,” the report says.

‘Don’t Let Hate Infect Your Heart:’ Baton Rouge Officer Shared Emotional Facebook Post Before Death

Tears are flowing, once again, from another round of bloodshed.

News of the tragic death of Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson and two fellow officers — identified as Matthew Gerald and Brad Garafola — brought his family and friends to their knees. Now they are comforting each other by sharing their memories of him.

Black Conspiracy Theory 101: Top 6 Theories About Dallas Police Shootings

The conspiracy theories have already started to fly on social media as racial tensions rise over the deaths of two unarmed Black men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, followed by the deadly ambush of five Dallas, Texas police officers, who were allegedly shot by a lone Black man.

Black Conspiracy Theory 101: Top 6 Theories About Dallas Police Shootings

The conspiracy theories have already started to fly on social media as racial tensions rise over the deaths of two unarmed Black men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, followed by the deadly ambush of five Dallas, Texas police officers, who were allegedly shot by a lone Black man.

NEWS ROUNDUP: 33 People Hospitalized For K2 Overdoses In Brooklyn…AND MORE

A synthetic marijuana drug known a K2 landed 33 people in the hospital in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, on Tuesday. According to reports, the group of individuals who consumed the drug suffered from overdose symptoms, leaving several people laid out on the streets. “It was like a scene out of The Walking Dead. They were zombied out,” said Brian Arthur, a local resident. “It was a horrible scene. They were laid out twitching on the floor. Some of them were motionless. This is nothing you’d want your kids to see.” Police officers, firefighters, and paramedics arrived on the scene after a 911 call was made claiming there were several people with an “altered mental status” on Stockton St. near Myrtle Ave. All of the patients were transported to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Woodhull Hospital. In October 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that made it illegal to sell K2. “K2 is a poison,” said the mayor. “It is a poison that threatens public safety and public health, and it’s taken a toll on too many New Yorkers.” In July 2015, there were 1,200 hospitalizations related to K2. Read more.

NEWS ROUNDUP: 33 People Hospitalized For K2 Overdoses In Brooklyn…AND MORE

A synthetic marijuana drug known a K2 landed 33 people in the hospital in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, on Tuesday. According to reports, the group of individuals who consumed the drug suffered from overdose symptoms, leaving several people laid out on the streets. “It was like a scene out of The Walking Dead. They were zombied out,” said Brian Arthur, a local resident. “It was a horrible scene. They were laid out twitching on the floor. Some of them were motionless. This is nothing you’d want your kids to see.” Police officers, firefighters, and paramedics arrived on the scene after a 911 call was made claiming there were several people with an “altered mental status” on Stockton St. near Myrtle Ave. All of the patients were transported to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Woodhull Hospital. In October 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that made it illegal to sell K2. “K2 is a poison,” said the mayor. “It is a poison that threatens public safety and public health, and it’s taken a toll on too many New Yorkers.” In July 2015, there were 1,200 hospitalizations related to K2. Read more.

NEWS ROUNDUP: 33 People Hospitalized For K2 Overdoses In Brooklyn…AND MORE

A synthetic marijuana drug known a K2 landed 33 people in the hospital in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, on Tuesday. According to reports, the group of individuals who consumed the drug suffered from overdose symptoms, leaving several people laid out on the streets. “It was like a scene out of The Walking Dead. They were zombied out,” said Brian Arthur, a local resident. “It was a horrible scene. They were laid out twitching on the floor. Some of them were motionless. This is nothing you’d want your kids to see.” Police officers, firefighters, and paramedics arrived on the scene after a 911 call was made claiming there were several people with an “altered mental status” on Stockton St. near Myrtle Ave. All of the patients were transported to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Woodhull Hospital. In October 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that made it illegal to sell K2. “K2 is a poison,” said the mayor. “It is a poison that threatens public safety and public health, and it’s taken a toll on too many New Yorkers.” In July 2015, there were 1,200 hospitalizations related to K2. Read more.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Obama To Speak At Memorial Service For Dallas Police Officers…AND MORE

President Obama is slated to visit Dallas on Tuesday and pay homage to the five police officers who died following a protest last week. The president was invited by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to speak at an interfaith memorial ceremony. According to the White House, President Obama will also meet with the families of the fallen officers. Vice President Joe Biden, former president George W. Bush, and his wife Laura will all attend the service. Bush will also deliver remarks at the ceremony. “As tough, as hard, as depressing as the loss of life was this week, we’ve got a foundation to build on. We just have to have to confidence that we can build on those better angels of our nature,” said President Obama in a statement on Saturday. He plans to meet with civil rights leaders, community activists, and law enforcement officials at the White House soon. “I want to start moving on constructive actions that are actually going to make a difference, because that is what all Americans want,” he said. Read more.