Pity Jefferson Davis, if you will. Vandals have defaced his statue on the University of Texas campus, most recently with the words “Davis must fall” and “Emancipate UT.”
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius visits Dallas on Friday to promote community-based efforts to sign Texans up for health insurance.
The Mexican American Legislative Caucus and the Texas NAACP filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn the state’s Voter ID law, joining the Justice Department in fighting the law.
The NAACP has asked to join the Justice Department’s lawsuit to overturn the voter ID law in Texas.
Mike Miles has not yet made it to his one-year mark as superintendent of Dallas Independent Public Schools, and he continues to meet resistance in his efforts to right that troubled ship.
An North Texas woman says her civil rights were violated at an Arlington beauty supply store after she was racially profiled, falsely accused of stealing, then beaten by the store’s owner.
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.
Local organizations are demanding answers from the Arlington ISD after a junior high school teacher was suspended, not fired, for allegedly pouring pencil shavings into a student’s mouth.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Vice President Joe Biden rallied support for President Barack Obama before the nation’s largest civil rights organization on Thursday, declaring that Mitt Romney’s election-year agenda would hurt — not help — black working families.