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Running on a fine line

Running on a fine line

February 14, 2019

All races start at one point and finish at a predetermined spot. Where most races differ, however, is the path between those two points. Run the Line is unique in that the race just so happens to intertwine both Texas and Arkansas. Run the Line is a 13.1 mile half marathon that attracts runners ...

Positively pink

Positively pink

October 20, 2018

The annual Susan G. Komen Texarkana Race for the Cure took place on Oct. 20 from 7 -10:30 a.m.. The event consisted of people of all ages running and a community of people working together to raise funding and awareness for breast cancer. “This our 20th year for the Race for the Cure. We are excited ...

Wining and dining

Wining and dining

October 6, 2018

The fourth annual Dine on the Line was held on Oct. 6 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on State Line in front of the downtown post office. The day was filled with live music, dining and shopping from many local stores. “Everything from my point of view went very smoothly,” senior Tirzah Bailey said. “...

Duck crossing

Duck crossing

August 18, 2018

A crowd of people went to Holiday Springs Water Park to watch rubber ducks race to a finish line. The Christus St. Michael Annual Duck Race was held at the Holiday Inn Waterpark on Aug. 18 from 8-9:45 a.m. “This year, the money will go toward our 3D mammography services and upgrading them to the new HD mod...

Picking sides and crossing lines

Picking sides and crossing lines

December 25, 2017

I don’t recall the first time I knew race was a thing. Sure, I walked in the numerous mosaics of people, picked out the perfect Barbie doll that looked exactly like me and even drew pictures, with different colored crayons, depicting our diverse skin colors. I knew there was a difference. But if...

Let’s talk about what really matters

Let’s talk about what really matters

August 1, 2016

A few months ago, I wrote a viewpoint on my experiences being a minority in advanced courses. It was a story about my periodic discomfort, yet overall success, meant to serve as a beacon of hope for any young minority in my situation. I tried being inspirational for black people all over, but I have los...

Texarkana hosts doggy fun run

Texarkana hosts doggy fun run

February 4, 2016

On Sunday, Jan. 31 Texarkana hosted the non-profit Six-Legged Fun Run and 5k in Downtown Texarkana. This race was created as a fundraiser for the Texarkana Animal Care and Adoption Center (TACAC). Participants signed up with their four-legged pet to run or walk. This fundraiser became a success as many pe...

Love the skin you’re in

Love the skin you’re in

June 2, 2015

It’s called colorism. You can see it plastered all over social media, #TeamLightskin, #TeamBrownskin or #TeamDarkskin. Attached to Tweets, post, and Instagram pics, identifying yourself with one of them, if you’re African American, is overwhelmingly common. Colorism is discrimination against individuals...

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