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Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

A portion of the official U.S. Census form, pictured on March 18, 2010, asked citizens about their race. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Census Report: Most U.S. Newborns Are Now Minorities

A U.S. Census report out Thursday shows the changing make up of our nation.

05/17/2012

A courtside seat at UTA's Texas Hall showing the school atheltic logo (CBSDFW.com photo/Ryan Crowe)

UTA Creates African American Studies Program

Dr. Maxwell C. Scarlett’s biography is punctuated by firsts.

04/29/2012

A man takes a voter registration card and another registers to vote. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Voter ID Trial Delay Deadline Here

Thursday is the deadline for the state Attorney General’s office to respond to the Justice Department’s request to delay the July trial date on Texas’s controversial voter ID Bill.

04/26/2012

A man and woman exchane rings during a wedding ceremony. (credit: Mykola Lazarenko/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Interracial Marriage Becoming More Common

Interracial marriages have hit a new high. According to a new Pew Research Center study, they’ve more than doubled in the last two decades so that now, 1 out of every 12 marriages is a mixed race marriage.

02/18/2012

The City of Dallas seal on displays outside a wall at Dallas City Hall. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Dallas Redistricting Plans Still Raising Concerns For City’s Black Leaders

77-year-old J.W. White remembers how things used to be. “I remember when you had to pay a dollar and a half for poll tax,” he said.

09/22/2011

Mike Rawlings attends a Super Bowl event on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Audi)

Mayor Rawlings Requests One Last Meeting Before Redistricting Vote

When redistricting comes around, it never does so without some controversy. In Dallas, Mayor Mike Rawlings surprised many Wednesday when he called for an open meeting on the changes to districts so residents can sound off.

09/14/2011

Daniel White, who is accused of manslaughter.

Family of Frisco Man Blames Employer For Accidental Shooting Death

After finishing an interview with CBS 11, Danny Grimes left for work. That’s when his life made a turn for the worst.

08/29/2011

Dallas Lake Highlands Redistricting

Lake Highlands Residents Split On Redistricting Map

The city’s redistricting committee will review a map Thursday that proposes moving a large swath of the Lake Highlands neighborhood south into District 9.

08/03/2011

Police said Gustavo Camacho was driving drunk when he crashed into a car and killed a man.  (Photo credit Grand Prairie Police)

Fatal DWI Offender May Be In Country Illegally

An Arlington man who police have arrested for driving while intoxicated during a fatal wreck in Grand Prairie Friday may be in this country illegally, despite having two prior DWI convictions.

06/07/2011