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Texas Democrats Newly Skeptical Over April Primary

Democrats suing the state over Republican-drawn voting maps expressed new doubts that Texas could salvage an April primary.

02/02/2012

Texas State Capitol

Do New State Voting Maps Diminish Minority Power?

Federal hearings will get underway on Tuesday to determine if Texas lawmakers violated the Voting Rights Act when they redrew political maps.

01/17/2012

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GP Teachers Taking Action Against Superintendent

Nineteen Grand Prairie teachers have filed a class action grievance against the school district’s superintendent. The teachers and the Grand Prairie NAACP accuse Dr. Susan Hull of showing favoritism when it comes to hiring and contracts.

01/02/2012

Cemetery Overgrowth

Group Works To Preserve Grand Prairie Cemetery

The American Memorial Park Cemetery is nestled in a residential area in Grand Prairie’s east side. But what was supposed to be a historical landmark is instead a land marked with litter and unkept graves.

11/11/2011

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Texas Board Rejects Confederate License Plates

A Texas board has decided the state won’t issue specialty Confederate license plates.

11/10/2011

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Texas Board To Vote On Confederate License Plates

A Texas board was set to decide Thursday whether the state will issue specialty license plates featuring the Confederate battle flag, a plan Governor Rick Perry has said he opposes but will not block.

11/10/2011

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Petition Offered Against Confederate Texas Plate

More than 22,000 people signed petitions against a proposed Confederate flag license plate for Texas.

10/13/2011

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Perry Once Defended Confederate Symbols

When a campaign stepped up 11 years ago to remove the Confederate flag from government buildings, it found an opponent in Rick Perry.

10/04/2011

An earth mover goes through tons of debris. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dallas Residents Upset By Landfill Development Plans

A new City of Dallas plan could increase the amount of money in the coffers by turning trash into cash. But the NAACP calls it a plan to pollute and harm the southern sector.

08/16/2011

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Confederate Flag License Plate Sparks Debate

Would you buy a license plate with a Confederate flag on it? State officials are looking at possibly launching a plate honoring Civil War veterans.

06/23/2011

Rewatch Shirley Sherrod's NAACP speech

The NAACP has posted the full video of Shirley Sherrod’s speech from the NAACP’s Freedom Fund Banquet.

08/24/2010

Re-watch Shirley Sherrod's NAACP speech

The NAACP has posted the full video of Shirley Sherrod’s speech from the NAACP’s Freedom Fund Banquet.

07/21/2010

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