Black Church Leaders Celebrate Dr. King, Consider The Work That RemainsThroughout North Texas and the nation Monday, many are celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.
Groups Using Super Bowl In Push Against Confederate StatuesA coalition of civil rights groups in Atlanta is using this year's Super Bowl to help kick off a renewed "war on the Confederacy," in a fight to remove Confederate monuments around the nation.
Texas County Makes History After Swearing In 17 Black Female JudgesIt was history in the making in Harris County where a new year brought the swearing-in of newly elected officials -- among them 17 black female judges.
Texas Board Rejects Confederate Group's Latest License PlateThe plate was backed by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, who said "there's no profit in hiding our history."
Dallas County Commissioner Accuses Dallas Councilman Of RacismA week after the city council named a new Mayor Pro Tem, Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price has accused councilman Philip Kingston of racism.
University Accepted $458K From Eugenics FundThe University of Arizona has accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding during the past 16 years from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence.
GOP Campaign Aide Reportedly Trashed Black People On Social MediaNews outlets report that Rick Shaftan, who is working for Corey Stewart's Senate campaign, has posted disparaging comments about African Americans on social media in past years.
Papa John's Founder Apologizes After Reportedly Using SlurPapa John's founder John Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference call in May.
Rachel Dolezal Accused Of Welfare Fraud After Race ScandalA former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.
Texas Judge Removed From Death Row Case Over Racial RemarksA Houston judge was removed from overseeing the appeal of a black death row prisoner because of prior racially charged comments the jurist made about black defendants.
Council Votes To Remove Confederate Leaders' Names From 2 Austin RoadsThe City Council voted Thursday to change the names of Robert E. Lee Road and Jeff Davis Avenue.
Plan To Remove Oldest Confederate Memorial In Dallas In LimboThe recommendation sets in motion an expected political battle centered around a 113-year-old monument -- The Confederate War Memorial.
IHOP: 'Zero Tolerance' For Server's Treatment Of Black TeensThe IHOP pancake restaurant chain has responded to a waitress asking some black teenagers to pay upfront for their meal at a franchise in Maine by saying it has "zero tolerance" for discrimination.
National Geographic Acknowledges Past Racist CoverageFor example, in a 1916 article about Australia, the caption on a photo of two Aboriginal people read: "South Australian Blackfellows: These savages rank lowest in intelligence of all human beings."
Group Calls For Investigation Into Judge's Alleged Discriminatory RemarksThe Texas ACLU is calling for a judicial commission to investigate a Houston judge for making what the group alleges to be discriminatory remarks.