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Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 01:32 PM CST

Michelle Carter Talks Life After Rio

Michelle Carter Talks Life After Rio

It’s been nearly six months since Michelle Carter won a gold medal in shot put at the Rio Olympics. But the historic achievement is still sinking in for the 31-year-old North Texan.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 03:59 PM CST

Texas Black History Maker: Lloyd Austin

Texas Black History Maker: Lloyd Austin

NBC 5's Katy Blakey reports on the Rev. Lloyd Austin and his family. In 1956, this black family paid a price for moving into a white neighborhood.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 03:55 PM CST

Texas Black History Maker: Jamie Foxx

Texas Black History Maker: Jamie Foxx

NBC 5's Johnny Archer reports on Texas native, actor, singer/songwriter Jamie Foxx.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 04:19 PM CST

Texas Black History Maker: Ron Kirk

Texas Black History Maker: Ron Kirk

NBC 5's Johnny Archer reports on Ambassador Ron Kirk who made history as the first black mayor of Dallas.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 03:47 PM CST

Texas Black History Maker: Lorraine Miller

Texas Black History Maker: Lorraine Miller

NBC 5's Cory Smith reports on Lorraine Miller. The Fort Worth native made history in the U.S. House of Representatives and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 03:40 PM CST

Texas Black History Maker: Angela Tucker

Texas Black History Maker: Angela Tucker

NBC 5's Kristin Dickerson reports on Judge Angela Tucker, the first African-American elected to a county-wide office in Collin County.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 03:33 PM CST

Texas Black History Maker: Craig Watkins

Texas Black History Maker: Craig Watkins

NBC 5's Kristin Dickerson reports on Dallas native Craig Watkins, who was the first African-American to serve as Dallas County District Attorney.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 03:29 PM CST

Texas Black History Maker: Michelle Carter

Texas Black History Maker: Michelle Carter

NBC 5's Pat Doney brings us the story of Texas native and Olympic gold medalist Michelle Carter.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 06:41 PM CST

Family's Unique Burial Plot

Family's Unique Burial Plot

Choosing a final resting place can be a difficult decision for any family. But back in the late 1800s, it was an easy decision for the Tompkins family.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 04:07 AM CST

Cowboy Church Finds Fitting Home at Stock Show

Cowboy Church Finds Fitting Home at Stock Show

For more than a decade the Shepherd’s Valley Cowboy Church has spent three weekends of the year holding services at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

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