Texas NAACP, Students File Federal Civil Rights Complaint Over UT School Song 'The Eyes Of Texas'The NAACP and the students want the federal government to withhold funding from the university.
Dallas Civil Rights Attorney Lee Merritt Joins Race For Texas Attorney GeneralDallas civil rights attorney Lee Merritt joined a crowded 2022 race for Texas attorney general Tuesday against embattled Republican incumbent Ken Paxton.
Unifying America: Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum Refreshes Exhibit As Threat Of White Supremacist Violence IncreasesA recent federal report outlining the rising threat of violent white supremacists has prompted the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum to refresh its exhibit of "The Fight for Civil Rights in the South."
Revised Pandemic Rationing Plan Protects Disabled Texans From Being Sent To Back Of Line For Ventilators“Our lives are not disposable and we deserve medical treatment just as much as anyone else during a pandemic,” said Laura Halvorson, a former Mesquite school teacher with muscular dystrophy.
North Texas Activists Say Treatment Of Capitol Rioters Exposes Law Enforcement Double Standard"This is the slap in the face," says Indianna Taylor of Dallas. "Like huge slap in the face."
Texas Supreme Court Backs Gov. Greg Abbott On Limiting Mail-In Ballot Drop-Off SitesThe high-court court ruling upholds a restriction Abbott imposed on Oct. 1, just before early voting in the Nov. 3 general election was to open.
Landmark US Supreme Court Decisions Since 1789Here is a look at some of the most important cases decided by the US Supreme Court since 1789.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Says Use Of Tear Gas, Pepper Balls During Protests Must Be Approved By HerThe exceptions Chief Hall made to the use of tear gas and pepper balls are burglary, vandalism and violence.
Texas Leaders Remember Legacy Of Civil Rights Icon John LewisLeaders across Texas are reacting to and reflecting on the legacy of civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Lewis after he died Friday at the age of 80.
Texas Civil Rights Activist Who Witnessed 'I Have A Dream Speech' Says Diversity Of Today's Protesters Gives Him Hope"When I see whites and blacks and Hispanics and even see a police officer walk over and give a protestor a hug, that encourages me," says Glen Rice.
'There's Got To Be A Better Way', Austin Mayor 'Disturbed' By Fatal Police Shooting Of Man"Mike Ramos does not appear to threaten but ends up dead. There's got to be a better way."
NFL Spotlights Murder Of Botham Jean In New Ad To Promote ChangeThe recent murder case of Botham Jean now has a spotlight again as the National Football League has featured him and his family in a new ad that was released Wednesday.
Benny Martinez, Texas Native & Latino Civil Rights Leader, Dies At 85Benny Martinez, a Mexican-American civil rights leader who helped organize the historic Latino meeting with President John F. Kennedy, died Sunday.
Dallas District Attorney Recuses Office From Case Against Activist Dominique AlexanderDallas County District Attorney John Creuzot has recused himself and his entire office from handling the prosecution of activist Dominique Alexander.
Dallas Activist Dominique Alexander Arrested On Allegations Of Domestic ViolenceDallas civil rights activist Dominique Alexander has been arrested as police investigate two allegations of domestic violence against him.