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Senior Centers Home To Many War Heroes

As America paused to remember its wartime service personnel this Veterans Day, some senior centers in Dallas recognized their individual residents who contributed to war efforts, especially World War II.

11/11/2013

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FWISD Investigating Allegations Of Teacher’s Racism

Fifth graders at a Fort Worth elementary school told their parents a teacher separated them by race, and then insulted them and their families.

10/21/2013

Vicki Stark-Fitts pleaded guilty to participating in a pattern of racketeering activity that included conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and murder Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin. (credit: Orange County Sheriff’s Department)

White Supremacist Pleads Guilty To Racketeering

Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a criminal enterprise that orchestrated a killing and distributed methamphetamine in East Texas.

08/22/2013

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Oprah “Sorry” About Switzerland Racism Flap

Oprah Winfrey says she’s “sorry” that a media frenzy emerged after saying she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland.

08/13/2013

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GOP Has Tough Choices On Voting Rights Act

When the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights act last week, it handed Republicans tough questions with no easy answers over how, and where, to attract voters even GOP leaders say the party needs to stay nationally competitive.

07/04/2013

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Racism Allegations Hit Texas Parks Agency

Racism and discrimination allegations are troubling the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, where employees bemoaned “a legacy of intolerance” in a report.

06/06/2013

The helmet of a Washington Redskins player (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

National Poll Finds Widespread Support For ‘Redskins’

It’s been a rough offseason for the Washington Redskins, and not just because of the knee injury to star quarterback Robert Griffin III.

05/03/2013

A Burger King sign sits outside of a restaurant in Glendale, California. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Burger King Plans Apology After Twitter Hack

Burger King said Monday that it reached out to Twitter to suspend its account after an apparent hack.

02/18/2013

The helmet of a Washington Redskins player (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

American Indian Museum Tackles Racism In US Sports

The ongoing debate over the Washington Redskins’ team name moves to the Smithsonian American Indian museum this week as sports writers, scholars, Native Americans and others gather for a conference.

02/06/2013

The helmet of a Washington Redskins player (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

A Rare Medium Well Done: 12.27.12

Redskins. Redskins. REDSKINS!! A word that is pejorative, derogatory, denigrating, offensive, scandalous, contemptuous, disrespectful, disreputable, and disparaging.

12/27/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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

A Romney/Ryan supporter at a campaign event in Ohio (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Campaign Drops Dog Whistle And Moves To Blatant Racism

Romney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.

10/18/2012

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