University President Says Emails Defending School Song “The Eyes of Texas” Were HatefulThe president of the University of Texas says racist emails sent to the university amid a debate over the school song “The Eyes of Texas” were “abhorrent and hateful” and don't truly represent the Longhorns' alumni and fans.
North Texas-Based Motel 6 Drops The Richards Group Ad Agency Over "Too Black" CommentThe Richards Group has lost Carrollton-based Motel 6 as a client after its founder reportedly labeled an ad pitch as "too Black" for the lodging chain's "white supremacist constituents."
Texas Athletic Director 'Expects' Players To Stand Together For School Song 'The Eyes Of Texas'Football players skipped the traditional singing of the song after the Longhorns’ first two home games.
Lawyers Say Texas Walmart Gunman Has Mental Disabilities And Was In Psychotic State After ShootingAttorneys appear to be preparing an insanity plea for the Collin County man suspected of carrying out a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last year.
Dozens Protest North Texas Business After Owner Calls Customer The N-Word, Owner Apologizesit began when the customer said he and the shop's owner got into an argument after the customer mistakenly flushed a napkin down the toilet.
NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags From All Events And PropertiesNASCAR has banned Confederate flags at racetracks.
Texas Natives Emmanuel Acho And Matthew McConaughey Have An 'Uncomfortable Conversation'Former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho attended the private St. Mark's School Of Texas in Dallas, while actor Matthew McConaughey went to public school in Longview, but the two men came together in a safe place in Austin to have an 'uncomfortable' discussion about race and bias.
Wylie ISD Teacher Resigning After Reportedly 'Liking' Racist TweetSources told CBS 11 the Twitter post used the 'n' word and referred to blacks as "subhuman animals."
Texas State Investigating Racial Abuse Claims By Former Player Against Basketball Coach Danny KasparOn Twitter, a former player accused Kaspar of singling out black players with racist taunts and threatening to have a foreign player deported.
Former Wylie ISD Students Complain Of Racist Culture As Teacher Placed On LeaveWylie ISD was trending on social media platforms Thursday for all the wrong reasons.
Texas Death Row Inmate's Last Words Draw Ire From LawmakerA Texas lawmaker said Monday the state should now stop publicly reading the final statements of those who are executed.
Charges Dropped Against 'Empire' Actor Jussie SmollettAttorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say charges alleging he lied to police about a hate crime attack have been dropped.
Smollet’s Character Being Removed From Remaining Season's Episodes Of ‘Empire’One day after being arrested for allegedly faking a hate crime because he was upset with his salary on the TV show “Empire,” actor Jussie Smollett appears to be losing his job.
Minority Candidates See Both Success And Veiled RacismFor all the many successes among candidates of color, the midterm elections also proved to some the enduring power of racism.
Carroll ISD Updates Discipline Policy After Racist Video SurfacesThe Carroll school district is updating its written discipline policies after a video surfaced online with students repeating a racial slur.