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Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

Race In DFW: First Memories On Racial Differences

Race In DFW: First Memories On Racial Differences

North Texans share the moment they learned about racial differences

Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

Race In DFW: Part 2-Social Media

Race In DFW: Part 2-Social Media

Multiracial group of students at UT Arlington recently reviewed an msnbc segment dealing with race.. and a Viral Video regarding Asian stereotypes.

Friday, Sep 28, 2012

Why Discuss Race In DFW?

Why Discuss Race In DFW?

A closer look at some of the racial issues DFW faces in the 21st century.

Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

Race In DFW: The Facts

Race In DFW: The Facts

Some facts about racial diversity in Texas

Monday, Jul 2, 2012

Race In DFW: Why Whites Are Reluctant

Race In DFW: Why Whites Are Reluctant

For white people, the topic of race is sensitive, complex and changing.

Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

Race In DFW: Interracial Marriages Increase

Race In DFW: Interracial Marriages Increase

The number of interracial marriages in the U.S. is higher than ever before. Acceptance is also higher than ever before.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012

Race In DFW: Black Man's Burden

Race In DFW: Black Man's Burden

For generations of African-American families, it's necessary to tell young black males that they may be viewed as suspicious.

Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

Race In DFW: Who Is Latino?

Race In DFW: Who Is Latino?

Hispanics and Latinos in North Texas represent a variety of skin tones and nationalities.

Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

Race In DFW: Targeting Asian-Americans

Race In DFW: Targeting Asian-Americans

Asian-Americans are the top targets for bullies in US public schools and the US military.

Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

Race In DFW: Helping Hispanics Graduate

Race In DFW: Helping Hispanics Graduate

Programs to get Hispanic women into college are making a difference but males are vanishing from campuses. Will Latinos emerge as laborers or leaders?

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Hail, High Wind Cause Damage in North Texas
Hail, High Wind Cause Damage in North Texas

Severe storms roll through North Texas early Wednesday morning, bringing lightning, gusty winds and hail.

North Texas Schools Close Due to Power Outages
North Texas Schools Close Due to Power Outages

Several North Texas schools close due to power outages after storms rolled through the area early Wednesday morning.

Woman Nearly Strikes Officers Near US Capitol; Shots Fired
Woman Nearly Strikes Officers Near US Capitol; Shots Fired

U.S. Capitol Police fired shots at a woman driver during a confrontation near the Capitol Building Wednesday morning. Officials say that just before the clash, the woman fled from a traffic stop and nearly hit officers. The woman, who has not been identified, was driving erratically just south of the U.S. Capitol when police tried to pull her over. The driver made a U-turn and nearly hit officers, U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Maleki said in a mid-morning update. Police say the incident appears to be criminal in nature and not related to terrorism.

Three Storm Chasers Killed in Crash Near Lubbock: DPS
Three Storm Chasers Killed in Crash Near Lubbock: DPS

The Texas Department of Public Safety says three people who died in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday in northwestern Texas were storm chasers.

1 Hurt, Several Homes Damaged in Rockwall
1 Hurt, Several Homes Damaged in Rockwall

At least one person was injured and several homes damaged after severe storms tore through Rockwall early Wednesday morning, officials confirm.