Category: Literature

Essay Help for College-Bound Seniors!

Saturday, Nov. 20, 1:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Writing help for $1 a minute! One of the most important but often the most intimidating steps in the college application process is writing the required essay. Students who have good grades and are otherwise well-qualified to be accepted into the...

Book Review: How To Deal With White People by David Goldberg

By Lorrie Irby Jackson There are optimists who believe that, eventually, we will achieve a color-blind society: folks who are hoping for a post-racial America, a more meaningful dialogue about race and the righting of wrongs against people of color that have occurred again and again over the last few...

State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting and J.L. Turner Luncheon scheduled for this week

Starting on Wednesday, Dallas lawyers will have a week of activities that feature a Supreme Court Justice (scheduled to appear), a Circuit Court Appeals Judge, and two award winning journalists Judge Carl Stewart – 5th Circuit Court of Appeals On Wednesday June 24, The J.L. Turner Legal Association -the African-American...

New Release – ‘Say it Like Obama’ breaks down speaking style of Presidential nominee

Last week I had the opportunity to read Say It Like Obama, a book written by Shel Leanne that is now available for purchase.  Her book delves into Barack Obama’s oratorical style which has helped him capture his party’s nomination for President of the United States. Leanne’s book is for...

Part Two of Dallas South interview with Barbara Trepagnier, author of Silent Racism

Here's is the second and concluding part of my interview with Barbara Trepagnier on her book Silent Racism.  Dallas South:  How do White Americans like the ones you studied feel about the concept of institutional racism? Barbara Trepagnier: Most white people do not understand how racism works, which means they...