Harvey's Racial Optics Much Different Than KatrinaThe charges of racism that swirled after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 12 years ago have yet to surface as Houston recovers from the floods unleashed by Hurricane Harvey.
Poll: Three-Quarters Of Americans Say They Lack InfluenceThree-quarters of Americans agree that people like themselves have too little influence in Washington, rare unanimity across political, economic, racial and geographical lines.
Dixon Takes 3rd Indy 500 Pole With Fastest Speeds In 21 YearsThe New Zealander finished with a four-lap average of 232.164 mph, claiming his third Indianapolis 500 pole with the best qualifying run in 21 years.
Counting Americans: A New Mideast Box On Census Is SensitiveThe Census Bureau on February 28 for the first time recommended including a new Middle East/North Africa category, which would mostly affect Muslims.
Supreme Court Orders New Hearing For Black Texas InmateThe Supreme Court has ordered a new court hearing for a black Texas prison inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.
Report: People Killed By Police Broken DownAccording to The Guardian page The Counted, as of Sept. 23 the largest number of people by race killed by police this year are white -- 387 people.
Texas DPS Plans To Regularly Review Traffic StopsDPS for years has asserted its troopers don't conduct the illegal practice of profiling motorists based on race or ethnicity.
At Town Hall, President Obama Confronts Race Issues Bigger Than PoliceAmerica's fraught debate about tensions between blacks and police spilled over Thursday into hang-wringing about societal problems beyond any one person's capacity to fix -- even the president.
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative ActionIn upholding an affirmative action program at UT, the Supreme Court provided some reassurance to the minority of the nation's colleges that continue to consider an applicant's race in admissions.
Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court ReviewThe University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.
Supreme Court To Review Claims From Texas Death Row InmatesThe Supreme Court will hear appeals from two African-American death-row inmates in Texas, including one who argued his sentence was based on his race.
Supreme Court Torn Over Texas Affirmative Action ProgramTorn as ever over race, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether it's time to end the use of race in college admissions nationwide or at least at the University of Texas.
Supreme Court Hears Texas Affirmative Action ChallengeAbigail Fisher has been out of college since 2012, but the justices' renewed interest in her case is a sign that the court's conservative majority is poised to cut back, or even end, affirmative action in higher education.
Report Finds Racial Bias In Traffic Stops By Texas TroopersAn analysis of reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety says black drivers are consistently searched by troopers at a higher rate than white drivers.