Dallas Cowboys Legend Emmitt Smith Gives Back to Community

Fans remember Emmitt Smith as a star in three Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl victories in the 1990s.

During Black History Month, people in a southern Dallas neighborhood consider him special for a different reason.

Smith’s work at that building is one of many good things the African American superstar does with his fame and fortune.


Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and State Senator Royce West were part of the ribbon-cutting recently to re-open a building Emmitt Smith bought and renovated on South Lancaster Road.

It was an abandoned eyesore for many years, right across from the Dallas VA Medical Center in a neighborhood that needed a boost.

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Source: NBC