Perspectives Of Civil Rights Movement Differ According AgeAs an African American man from a different era, former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has very different memories of the American civil rights movement.
President Obama Meets With Wendy Davis In AustinPresident Barack Obama has met with Texas state Senator Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor. The White House says Obama visited briefly with Davis on Thursday at the LBJ Presidential Library.
President Obama Marks 50th Anniversary For Civil Rights Summit President Obama spoke on the final day of the Civil Rights Summit at the University of Texas, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
Russell Says Gay Athletes Face Old QuestionsSpeaking in Texas, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes' current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some of the same struggles black athletes faced in the 1960s.
A Look Back At The Civil Rights Act In DallasCBS 11 News is taking time to remember the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. The action was one part of the long journey to end racial segregation in the city of Dallas.
Civil Rights Summit Opens In Austin With Immigration TalkA civil rights summit headlined by four of the five living U.S. presidents began Tuesday in Texas with talk of immigration reform and speakers comparing toppled gay marriage bans to racial equality victories in the 1960s.
Carter Speaking At Austin Civil Rights SummitFormer President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, which opens on Tuesday.