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Dallas neighborhood established by freed slaves fights to keep its history alive

Despite its status as a historic district, the Tenth Street neighborhood’s history is fading. Residents say a 2010 city ordinance contributed to its decline.

Traffic moves along Interstate 30 east of downtown Dallas in November 2016.

A vibrant neighborhood hurt by public policies

The Greater El Bethel Baptist Church stands alone on the corner of 9th and Cliff Streets. At its peak, the Tenth Street Hist…

A brighter future may be on the horizon

A Victorian style home that sits on the edge of 9th Street in southern Dallas' Tenth Street Historic District.

"It's a double-edged sword"

A marker from the Texas Historical Commission sits on the front lawn of N. W. Harllee Early Childhood Center. Many residents…

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