Churches Celebrate Removal Of Fence That Separated Mansfield Cemeteries By RaceA fence that separated two Mansfield cemeteries by race and one of the last bastions of segregation in North Texas has been removed.
Linda Brown, Student In Brown v. Board Of Education Case, DiesLinda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education case that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died.
Denton County Leaders To Decide Fate Of Confederate MonumentAfter weeks of public meetings and debate, Thursday could be decision day regarding the fate of a statue in Denton with the words "Our Confederate Soldiers" etched in stone.
Many Say Dallas Neighborhoods Still Defined By Race And IncomeConcentrated poverty and segregation are at crisis levels in Dallas. “That's why we need to educate our political leaders,” that's what Mike Koprowski believes.
Denton Man Fights For 17 Years To Have Confederate Monument RemovedWillie Hudspeth now wants a new monument added rather than taking the old one away.
Multi-Ethnic Church Conference Taking Place In North TexasA huge multi-ethnic religious conference, aimed at uniting churches, communities and police, is now underway in North Texas. More than 1,200 people from across the country have gathered at the NorthWood Church in Keller.
Man Who Fought DISD Over Segregation Passes AwaySam Tasby filed a discrimination suit against DISD in 1970 because his children were required to ride a bus to an all-black school, instead of walking to their neighborhood school with white students.
Col. Paul Green, Member Of Tuskegee Airmen, Dies At 91Col. Paul L. Green, one of the Tuskegee Airmen — the legendary black pilots who escorted U.S. aircraft during World War II — has died in a senior care home.
Education History Preserved – Thanks To One North TexanBy the time Raymond George of Weatherford became obsessed with the future of his childhood school—it had already fallen on hard times. But, the Mt. Pleasant Colored School still had lessons to teach.
Restaurant Owner Recalls Equal Rights Movement & Change In DallasA half-century ago Martin Luther King Junior changed the world, but on this day there is also another ceremonious American milestone – the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Voting Rights Act.
African-American Cowboy Crooner Herb Jeffries Dies Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed with Duke Ellington and was known as the "Bronze Buckaroo" in a series of all-black 1930s Westerns, died of heart failure Sunday morning at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 100.
Perspectives Of Civil Rights Movement Differ According AgeAs an African American man from a different era, former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has very different memories of the American civil rights movement.