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  • Ciara Anderson talks natural hair journey and inspires Apple’s newest emoji

    DALLAS — The history behind the African American woman’s hair runs deep. “Back then everybody was really big on perms,” social media influencer,  Ciara Anderson told NewFix. “For a long time natural hair wasn’t even looked at as acceptable or presentable and now everybody’s big on their natural hair.” Big and natural is something Ciara Anderson knows all about. Thanks to power of social media she uses Youtube and Instagram to inspire women to be confident in their own crowns. “For […]

  • Daughter of illegal immigrant fighting for her father’s freedom

    DALLAS — Whatever side of the fence you’re on, the immigration problems in this country are effecting thousands of families. Thursday morning Maria Martinez attended a deportation hearing involving her own father. “It’s very hard to accept what’s going on,” Maria told NewsFix. “He’s a guy of right and I understand that he made a mistake but we all do,  we are humans.” Her father, Victor Martinez came to the United States illegally from Mexico nearly 20 years ago in […]

  • Kool-Aid, fried-chicken, watermelon flavored water served at NYU’s “Black History Month” celebration

    NEW YORK, NY–  People aren’t really feeling what New York University served up for their so-called “Black History Month” meal. The lunch menu reportedly included: ribs, corn bread, collard greens, Kool-Aid, and watermelon-flavored water. It had several students at NYU saying the spread was in poor taste. For example, sophomore Nia Harris was one of the first to express her frustration on Facebook. She posted an email she’d sent to the dean’s office saying the meal was “racially insensitive and ignorant.” […]

  • Search underway for person who allegedly drove into Trinity River during heavy rains

    DALLAS — According to a witness the car was swept away by the Trinity River. When Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived on the scene they deployed several search boats. “Someone who was sitting in a parking lot behind us claims to have seen someone in a white car actually drive toward what would normally be a boat ramp,” Jason Evans with Dallas Fire-Rescue explained. “[We searched] as far south as I-20 and at this point has not been able to locate the […]

  • Evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99

    Evangelist Billy Graham — a confidant to presidents, a guiding light to generations of American evangelicals and a globe-trotting preacher who converted millions to Christianity — died Wednesday at the age of 99, his spokesman confirmed to CNN. Graham passed away at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, spokesman Jeremy Blume said. The skinny preacher with the booming voice evangelized to nearly 215 million people over six decades and prayed with every US president since Harry Truman. Several presidents, including […]

  • Cinemark movie theaters adopt new bag policy for customers

    PLANO– Cinemark is going the extra mile to keep customers safe. Starting February 22, you won’t be able to walk into any of their theaters with a gallon-sized bag. On the company’s website, they specifically say no bags or packages measuring larger than 12″ x 12″ x 6″ — those are the same measurements the NFL rolled out on their stadium bag policy a few years ago. So what does this mean for movie-goers? Well, it’ll be harder to sneak […]

  • From Dallas to Wakanda: Hasaan Rasheed talks role in ‘Black Panther’ film

    ARLINGTON– Break out the popcorn and Dashikis because it’s Black Panther time. In honor of the movie’s worldwide premiere NewsFix hit up one of the many red carpet events in Dallas-Fort Worth Thursday night. We caught up with Dallas native Hasaan Rasheed, who landed a role as one of the royal king’s guard in the film. Funny thing is, as a fitness coach and educator Hasaan never really planned on becoming apart of the Marvel Universe. Hasaan says seeing his city […]

  • Female inmates at Dallas County Jail dance for a cause

    DALLAS — There’s nothing like stepping in the name of love, right? On Valentine’s Day, some of the ladies locked up at Dallas County Jail put on a special performance; their version of the Cha Cha is apart of the ‘One Billion Rising’ initiative. For the past five years, OBR has used this initiative and the Resolana Program to put a spotlight on violence against women and children. “Today, I rise for the children who have been raped and have […]

  • Local businesses ‘wow” us with sweet marketing on Valentine’s Day

    DALLAS — You smell that? Well, it’s not only “love” in the air it might be the sweet smell of donuts too! The good people at “Hurt’s Donuts” in Frisco hired a couple of cupids to dance around and deliver some sweet treats. Newsfix was able to catch one on the go! “I’m the God of love, attraction and desire.” Cupid explained. “I’m out here spreading some joy cause what is more attractive and desirous than donuts.” This isn’t the […]

  • #MeToo moves in on Olympian Shaun White & actor Scott Baio

    PYEONGCHANG COUNTY, SOUTH KOREA– It looks like the #MeToo movement has moved all the way to the Olympics in South Korea. Right after winning his third Olympic Gold medal, Shaun White basically shut down a reporter during his victory press conference. White was asked if past sexual allegations made by his former band-mate Lena Zawaideh would ruin his reputation. “Honestly, I’m here to talk about the Olympics, not, you know, gossip.” he answered. Just last year, after admitting that he’d […]