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Shining the spotlight on North Texas people or places making a difference in the community

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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2 Fort Worth Police Officers Hurt in Crash During Pursuit
2 Fort Worth Police Officers Hurt in Crash During Pursuit

Two Fort Worth police officers have been taken to area hospitals after crashing their patrol car during a pursuit.

Texas Senator Ted Cruz Speaks Out About NFL Protest
Texas Senator Ted Cruz Speaks Out About NFL Protest

Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn took part in the "Texas Tribune Festival" Sunday in Austin and both weighed in on the controversy surrounding the National Anthem and the NFL.

Two Shot at Dallas Apartment Complex
Two Shot at Dallas Apartment Complex

Police are searching for clues in a shooting late Saturday night at an apartment complex in Dallas.

Rangers Manager Jeff Banister Leaves to be With Sick Mother
Rangers Manager Jeff Banister Leaves to be With Sick Mother

Texas Rangers Manager Jeff Banister left the team on Saturday morning to be with his ill mother.

Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Travel From 8 Countries
Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Travel From 8 Countries

Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran,...

Ivan Rodriguez Helping Native PR With Hurricane Relief Drive
Ivan Rodriguez Helping Native PR With Hurricane Relief Drive

Former Rangers catcher and Hall of Famer Ivan Rodriguez is helping out his native Puerto Rico by gathering supplies for those affected by the hurricanes.