The Supreme Court appeared to be sharply divided on Wednesday in their debate over a decades-old strategy for fighting discrimination in housing.
A half-century ago Martin Luther King Junior changed the world, but on this day there is also another ceremonious American milestone – the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Voting Rights Act.
Most people are familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, but many don’t know the speech he delivered the night before his assassination was delivered to striking sanitation workers.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Once upon a time, Dominique Alexander of Dallas considered ‘civil rights’ a collection of grainy, black and white images of our nation’s past. But now, the new father says the crisis of police brutality is ushering in a new era.
Southern Methodist University is one of 55 colleges/universities under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence
Hundreds of people are expected to honor the man who played a leading role for civil rights in North Texas. The funeral for William “Bill” Blair Jr. will be held on Friday morning.
Former baseball player, journalist, civil rights activist and Dallas native Bill Blair has died at the age of 92.
As 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 spoke on the final day of the Civil Rights Summit at the University of Texas, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
CBS 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.
A 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.