Supreme Court Orders New Hearing For Black Texas InmateThe Supreme Court has ordered a new court hearing for a black Texas prison inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.
Report: People Killed By Police Broken DownAccording to The Guardian page The Counted, as of Sept. 23 the largest number of people by race killed by police this year are white -- 387 people.
Texas DPS Plans To Regularly Review Traffic StopsDPS for years has asserted its troopers don't conduct the illegal practice of profiling motorists based on race or ethnicity.
At Town Hall, President Obama Confronts Race Issues Bigger Than PoliceAmerica's fraught debate about tensions between blacks and police spilled over Thursday into hang-wringing about societal problems beyond any one person's capacity to fix -- even the president.
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative ActionIn upholding an affirmative action program at UT, the Supreme Court provided some reassurance to the minority of the nation's colleges that continue to consider an applicant's race in admissions.
Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court ReviewThe University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.
Supreme Court To Review Claims From Texas Death Row InmatesThe Supreme Court will hear appeals from two African-American death-row inmates in Texas, including one who argued his sentence was based on his race.
Supreme Court Torn Over Texas Affirmative Action ProgramTorn as ever over race, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether it's time to end the use of race in college admissions nationwide or at least at the University of Texas.
Supreme Court Hears Texas Affirmative Action ChallengeAbigail Fisher has been out of college since 2012, but the justices' renewed interest in her case is a sign that the court's conservative majority is poised to cut back, or even end, affirmative action in higher education.
Report Finds Racial Bias In Traffic Stops By Texas TroopersAn analysis of reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety says black drivers are consistently searched by troopers at a higher rate than white drivers.
Report: Texas Troopers Misidentify Hispanic Drivers As White A broadcast report says Texas state troopers habitually misidentify the race of Hispanics as white in traffic records, calling into question the accuracy of state data used to monitor racial profiling.