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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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ICE Detainee with Tumor Removed from N. TX Hospital: Atty.
ICE Detainee with Tumor Removed from N. TX Hospital: Atty.

An undocumented woman in need of surgery to remove a brain tumor is being held at a North Texas Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center.

NTX Pastor Belts Out Gospel Song About Whataburger Biscuit
NTX Pastor Belts Out Gospel Song About Whataburger Biscuit

A McKinney pastor is reaching the masses through a soulful song about the glory of Whataburger.

'Extremely Critical' Wildfire Alert Issued for Texas
'Extremely Critical' Wildfire Alert Issued for Texas

Firefighters in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are bracing for a busy day as unseasonably warm temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity are expected to create dangerous wildfire conditions.

No Use of US Military for Deportations: Kelly
No Use of US Military for Deportations: Kelly

Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations." Only hours earlier, President Donald Trump suggested the opposite. He told CEOs at the White House the deportation push was a "military operation."

Jury Problems Delay John Wiley Price Bribery Trial
Jury Problems Delay John Wiley Price Bribery Trial

Jury problems are causing delays at the onset of the John Wiley Price bribery trial Thursday.

Mavericks Trade Bogut, Anderson to 76ers for Nerlens Noel
Mavericks Trade Bogut, Anderson to 76ers for Nerlens Noel

The Dallas Mavericks agree to trade Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a first-round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for Nerlens Noel.