The first black police chief of an East Texas city made infamous by a 1998 hate crime dragging death has sued over his firing.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
A Latino civil rights group is asking the Supreme Court to stop Texas from using congressional districts drawn by a lower federal court in the November election because they discriminate against minorities.
The future of Texas’ voting districts is again in question after a federal court Tuesday found evidence of discrimination in new district maps approved by the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature last year.
Comments made by a county worker and the verdict in a federal racial discrimination suit may wind up costing Denton County taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Texas is asking a federal panel weighing its photo ID requirement for voters to allow it to challenge the constitutionality of a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.
Not so very long ago there was a fight to preserve American freedom being waged by a group that was not always given freedom. The Tuskegee Airmen were a band of WWII black pilots who began the breakdown of barriers in the military.
A Muslim woman who was removed from a plane in San Diego sued Southwest Airlines on Thursday, alleging she was discriminated against.
A lesbian actress who starred in “The L Word” said she kissed a girl — and got escorted off of a Southwest Airlines flight on Monday for doing it.
Does it really pay to be beautiful? A UT economics professor, who’s written a new book about it, says yes. And he thinks the remedy isn’t with the scalpel, but with the gavel.
The Dallas City Council has approved a $400,000 racial discrimination settlement with 16 employees of the Dallas Water Utilities Department.