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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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Romo Speaks to High School Bible Study About Faith

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Rick Perry Set to Join 'Dancing with the Stars,' Report Says

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is taking the Texas two-step to "Dancing with the Stars," according to ET Online.

SWA Flight Inspected After Report of Suspicious Item

SWA Flight Inspected After Report of Suspicious Item

A Southwest Airlines flight was delayed in Albuquerque so authorities could inspect the plane for a suspicious item Monday evening.

Russians Hacked 2 US Voter Databases: Officials

Russians Hacked 2 US Voter Databases: Officials

Hackers based in Russia were behind two recent attempts to breach state voter registration databases, U.S. intelligence officials tell NBC News. One official said the attacks have been attributed to Russian...

Driving Schools Ease Long Wait at TX Driver License Offices

Driving Schools Ease Long Wait at TX Driver License Offices

With North Texas parents facing a three-month wait to get their kids a road test appointment at a DPS driver license office, private driving schools are seeing a surge of new customers.