Federal Judge Jorge Solis Announces Retirement

On April 18, 2016 Judge Jorge Solis, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, informed Chief Justice John Roberts of his retirement effective on May 1, 2016. Judge Solis is best known for declaring the Irving Texas City Council at-large method of election unconstitutional in 2010.   Manuel Benavidez, a…


Dallas’ Latino CLD Partners with SMU

The Latino Center for Leadership Development will provide SMU’s Tower Center with $900,000 over five years. (Featured image is Jorge Baldor, founder of the LCLD) Press release: DALLAS (SMU) – SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies announced today that it has formed a strategic academic partnership with the  Latino Center for Leadership Development (Latino…


Mexican Government Recognizes Mexican American Historical League and Councilwoman

  Published September 13, 2015 Notimex [Feature photo by Luis Lara, Sr.:  Members of the Dallas Mexican American Historical League receiving award – from left to right:   MAHL president, Albert Valtierra, consul of Mexico in Dallas , Jose Octavio Tripp Villanueva, and MAHL board members Nellie Tafalla, Albert Gonzalez and Frances Gonzalez.] On Sunday, September 13, 2015, the…


Dallas Can Honors Gloria Campos

Dallas Can Academies will name a school for Gloria Campos   by Robert Miller with the Dallas Morning News published June 3, 2015 Dallas Can Academies honored Natalie Jenkins Sorrell at its Motherhood Luncheon at The Renaissance Dallas Hotel. It also announced that it will name a school for retired WFAA-TV(Channel 8) news anchorwoman Gloria…

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