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Name: DJ Astronaut City: Dallas, Texas Current venues where he’s currently spinning: Multiple places throughout the United States, not one set location. Style/genre: Open format, but mainly hip-hop, rap, top 40, urban pop. Social media handles: djastronaut on Facebook and @thedjastronaut on Instagram and Twitter. Rolling out’s Master DJ series spotlights DJs recognized in their respective…

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It took more than three months, but the White cop who killed Atatiana Jefferson has finally been charged with murder, according to the Dallas Morning News. On Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, a Texas grand jury indicted Aaron Dean, 35, in the case involving Jefferson’s shooting death. On Saturday, Oct. 12, Dean, a former Forth Worth…

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Hui Lin is quietly taking Dallas by storm with creative floral arrangements. Along with working in the financial industry and traveling extensively, Lin is an entrepreneur and the owner of Linspired Creations- Art and Floral Design. She says she gets a chance to eat in her spare time while continuing to grow her 3-year-old business. Lin…

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Not only are the families of Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson connected by proximity because of a short drive down Interstate 30 between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, but they are also conjoined by the avoidable, senseless killings of their loved ones by White police officers. The Jean family, based in Dallas, reached across the…

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Now that former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger is a convicted murderer in the shooting death of Botham Jean, the receipts can now be unveiled that show her as a self-admitted racist and renegade. The judge did not allow Guyger’s text messages into evidence during the trial for fear of prejudicing the court, though the…

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Rolling out‘s 2019 Sisters with Superpowers event honored the most prominent women in the Dallas area. Held at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, a historic Black-owned theater in the heart of downtown Dallas and curated by Curtis King, Sisters with Superpowers was coordinated by Cheryl Polote-Williams of Soul Reborn and co-hosted by author Roni…

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Former NBA player and Texas Tech All-American Andre Emmett was shot and killed on Monday, Sept. 23 in front of his home in Dallas. He was 37 years old. According to the Dallas Police Department’s report obtained by NBA.com and ESPN, Emmett was in front of his home at about 2:30 a.m. when he was…

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Several of the leading women in Dallas were honored at rolling out‘s 2019 Sisters with Superpowers event. Held Thursday, Sept. 19, at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, a historic Black-owned theater in the heart of downtown Dallas and curated by Curtis King, Sisters with Superpowers was coordinated by Cheryl Polote-Williams of Soul Reborn and…

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Carla Laney is the owner and CEO of Carting Kidz, a secure rideshare service that provides safe and reliable transportation of young people to their appointed and prearranged destinations. Currently residing in Forney, Texas, Laney recently decided to leave the corporate world and explore alternate choices to fulfill her personal and professional ventures to impact…

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