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.
Kevin McCully is pleased to hear the U.S. Department of Education’s Office For Civil Rights in Dallas is investigating his allegations of sex discrimination involving student athletics at Stephenville High School.
Attorneys for two same-sex couples have faced off with the Texas attorney general’s office over whether a federal judge should lift the state ban on gay marriage.
North Texans said goodbye to an iconic civil rights leader on Thursday. Adelfa Callejo was 90 years old, but the Hispanic activist’s legacy will live on for many years to come.
Arrangements have been made for the viewing and funeral of Adelfa Callejo, who died the morning of Saturday, Jan. 25 at the age of 90.
Across the country today, people paused to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.
The City of Dallas could lose some federal funding, after allegations its affordable housing practices have broken civil rights laws.
Some civil rights movement history was going up for auction Thursday in New York City. Papers from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. were being sold by Maude Ballou, 88, who worked as King’s secretary from 1955 to 1960.
Thousands of peaceful protestors rallied Saturday in downtown Dallas at the Trayvon Martin Rally For Justice.
The Chicago White Sox will host Major League Baseball’s seventh annual Civil Rights Game on Aug. 24 against the Texas Rangers.