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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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Attorney Brian Loncar's Death Ruled Cocaine Overdose

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