Texas Treasures: The African American Museum Of DallasAs the nation celebrates the achievements of African Americans, CBS 11 went to a place where hundreds of years of Black History -- American History -- is gathered and displayed under one roof.
African American Leaders In Plano Praise Hiring Of Ed Drain As Police Chief: '40 Years Ago This Probably Would Have Been Unheard Of'History was made in Plano this week as the city appointed its first African American police chief. Ed Drain will be formally hired by the city council on Monday.
Nobel Laureate And Former Texas Southern Instructor Toni Morrison Has DiedShe was considered the reigning giant of modern literature whose works -- including "Beloved" and ''Sula" -- transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race.
New Smithsonian Museum Chronicling Black History OpensAmerica's first national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture opened Saturday with emotional but joyful words from the country's first black president.
Johnson Publishing Selling Jet, Ebony Magazines To Texas CompanyEbony and Jet magazines, which have chronicled African-American life for the past 71 years, have been sold to an Austin-based private equity firm.
New Report Documents History Of American LynchingsThe Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Alabama-based civil rights organization, released a report Tuesday documenting the history of lynchings and racial terror acts in America.