Race Relations

Patrol Supervisor Cpl. Eric Casebolt, (Courtesy YouTube, LinkedIn)

A Look At The McKinney ‘Pool Party Cop’

More is being uncovered about “pool party” cop, Patrol Supervisor Cpl. Eric Casebolt. He was placed on administrative leave and is currently under investigation by the McKinney Police Department amid the release of a video sent to CBS 11 by a viewer.

06/07/2015

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McKinney Parents Disturbed By Police Behavior At Pool Party

Graduation party gone wrong: Many McKinney residents voiced their outrage after the McKinney PD press conference responding to the controversial “pool party” footage. Many said it appeared the officer was only targeting African-American teenagers.

06/07/2015

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Dallas Pastors Swap Pulpits To Talk Progress & Race Relations

Two pastors concerned about race relations in Dallas made a pulpit swap Sunday.

CBS 11–03/29/2015

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Non-Profit Opening Race Conversations One Dinner At A Time

In a recent poll, blacks were nearly twice as likely as whites to say important issues raised about race warrant further discussion. A local non-profit is already encouraging those conversations.

CBS 11–08/26/2014

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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3 Black Council Members In Jasper Facing Recall

Jasper voters were being asked Tuesday whether three black city council members should be removed from office after they voted earlier this year to hire the first black police chief in the history of the East Texas town.

11/08/2011