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U.S. Dept. Education Investigates Sex Discrimination Allegations

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.

04/01/2014

Wedding cake topper figurines are seen at a bakery. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Judge Hears Challenge Of Texas’ Gay Marriage Ban

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.

02/12/2014

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Adelfa Callejo Laid To Rest In Dallas

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.

01/30/2014

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Funeral And Viewing Arrangements Made For Adelfa Callejo

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.

01/26/2014

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North Texans Remember Dr. Martin Luther King

Across the country today, people paused to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.

CBS 11–01/20/2014

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HUD Hurls Housing Discrimination Claims At Dallas

The City of Dallas could lose some federal funding, after allegations its affordable housing practices have broken civil rights laws.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng Jr. waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 in Washington, D.C. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Texas-Based Company Auctioning Martin Luther King Jr. Items

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.

10/17/2013

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Peaceful Protests For Trayvon Martin in Dallas

Thousands of peaceful protestors rallied Saturday in downtown Dallas at the Trayvon Martin Rally For Justice.

07/20/2013

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White Sox & Rangers To Play Civil Rights Game

The Chicago White Sox will host Major League Baseball’s seventh annual Civil Rights Game on Aug. 24 against the Texas Rangers.

04/02/2013

People stand in line outside the U.S. Supreme Court for a chance to hear oral arguments challenging Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Voting Rights Law Gets Supreme Court Challenge

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices voiced deep skepticism Wednesday about a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote.

02/27/2013

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Civil Rights Complaint Filed In Pencil Shavings Incident

A federal civil rights complaint has been filed against Arlington ISD by the mother of a boy who had pencil shavings poured into his mouth by his teacher.

KRLD–02/21/2013

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Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression Efforts

It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.

11/27/2012

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