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Athletes Debate Harmony/Divisiveness Of Sports At Dallas Conference

Former Dallas Cowboys star Michael Irvin and NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual meeting in Dallas on Monday. One topic — L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

06/23/2014

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Update: Kung Fu Saloon Responds To Racist Claims

Owners of the Kung Fu Saloon, an Uptown bar under scrutiny for discrimination claims, said a visit by city council members is evidence of its commitment to providing an enjoyable time to all patrons.

06/06/2014

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Poll: Is Mark Cuban Being Racist Or Realistic?

What do you think of Mark Cuban’s recent comments about prejudice and bigotry? Let us know here!

05/22/2014

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Cuban Takes Heat For Comments On Prejudice, Bigotry

Less than a month after the Donald Sterling controversy, Cuban talked about his personal prejudice, even calling himself “bigoted in a lot of different ways”.

05/22/2014

Olden Polynice with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2003 (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Clipper Says Sterling Called Players ‘Bucks’

Former Clippers center Olden Polynice tells 105.3 The Fan that owner Donald Sterling would often show off the players to his friends, even calling them “bucks”.

04/30/2014

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NBA Bans Clippers Owner Donald Sterling For Life

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on Tuesday that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life and fined $2.5 million for allegedly making racist statements.

04/29/2014

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Sterling Is The Bad Guy, Not Snoop

The most stunning part of today’s show was our “redneck” discussion stemming from Snoop Dogg’s attack of Donald Sterling. Sorry, I don’t find the two comparable.

04/28/2014

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Cuban Has Opinions On Sterling Controversy, But Won’t Share

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is among the most opinionated owners in the NBA. He has opinions regarding Donald Sterling’s alleged comments, he’s just not sharing them.

04/26/2014

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Perspectives Of Civil Rights Movement Differ According Age

As an African American man from a different era, former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has very different memories of the American civil rights movement.

CBSDFW.COM–04/11/2014

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A Look Back At The Civil Rights Act In Dallas

CBS 11 News is taking time to remember the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. The action was one part of the long journey to end racial segregation in the city of Dallas.

04/09/2014

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the 'March on Washington'. King said the march was 'the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States.' Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (credit: /AFP/Getty Images)

U.T. Dallas Professor A Part Of Civil Rights History

To this day, one of Dallas native Dr. Bert Moore’s prized possessions is a letter he received from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Moore invited Dr. King, via letter, to speak at SMU and though hesitant it was an invitation King accepted.

CBS 11–01/20/2014

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Scrutinized Texas Parks Agency Plans Historic Hire

Racism allegations at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have officials searching for a chief diversity officer — a hiring believed to be the first of its kind for a major state agency.

01/08/2014

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