Dallas City Council Memo Says Some Law Enforcement Duties Could Be Better Addressed By Community InvestmentTen members of the Dallas City Council have signed a memo calling on the city to re-imagine public safety.
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.
NASA Sets 1st All-Female Spacewalk After Suit Flap In SpringThe first all-female spacewalk is back on, six months after a suit-sizing flap led to an embarrassing cancellation.
Carrollton City Council Approves Anti-Discrimination Ordinance To Protect LGBT City EmployeesIn a 5 to 2 vote, Carrollton became the latest city in the Metroplex to approve protections for LGBT city employees.
Carrollton Leaders Consider Anti-Discrimination Ordinance To Protect City LGBTQ EmployeesTonight, the City of Carrollton is considering an ordinance that would shield city employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Female Candidates See Early Boost In Texas PrimaryPredictions of a historic wave of female candidates on the ballot in November received an early boost after the nation's first primary this week in Texas, with a record number of women advancing in congressional and state legislative races.
NBA Players Take Steps Toward Equality In Limited Edition SneakersStarting with MLK Day and coinciding with Black History Month, NBA players and shoe companies are honoring the past and creating a dialogue about the future through footwear.
Erasing The Gender Pay Gap; One Ask At A TimeEconomists say on average, for every dollar that men earn, women earn roughly $.79 -- and the gap is even wider for women of color.
Texas Senate Bans Some Insurance Coverage Of AbortionThe Texas Senate has approved a bill prohibiting coverage of abortion by some health insurance plans in Texas — despite similar efforts stalling previously.
Report: Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years AgoAfrican-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of Black America" report 40 years ago.
Best North Texas Counties For Poor Kids To Break Poverty CycleA new study shows that Johnson and Wise Counties are great places for kids to grow up… especially low-income kids who are hoping to break out of the poverty cycle.