Denton City Council Rejects White Only-Cemetery RestrictionThe Denton City Council has renounced an unenforced 1933 deed requirement at a city cemetery that limited burial plots to white people.
New Book Sheds Light On Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X's FriendshipA new book is shedding light on the secret friendship between boxing great Muhammad Ali and civil rights leader Malcolm X.
104-Year-Old Fort Worth Woman Says She Met MLKMarilyn Lucille Baker was born before women could vote. She grew up in a world with segregated schools and stores and saw people protest when those boundaries were challenged.
Fort Worth Among Cities Chosen For Project On Curbing Racial BiasFort Worth is in a group of six U.S. cities that will participate in a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving ties between law enforcement and communities.
SMU Students Mark History Milestone With Trip To SelmaThey are marching back in history to mark a major milestone. Students from Southern Methodist University loaded into buses Friday and set off -- bound for Selma, Alabama.
New Report Documents History Of American LynchingsThe Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Alabama-based civil rights organization, released a report Tuesday documenting the history of lynchings and racial terror acts in America.
Supreme Court Divided In Housing Bias DebateThe Supreme Court appeared to be sharply divided on Wednesday in their debate over a decades-old strategy for fighting discrimination in housing.
Restaurant Owner Recalls Equal Rights Movement & Change In DallasA 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.
Sanitation Workers Before & After MLK's Last SpeechMost 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.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
NYPD Chokehold Death Prompts Protest In DallasOnce 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.
SMU Facing Federal Sexual Assault InvestigationSouthern Methodist University is one of 55 colleges/universities under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence