Part historical text, part recipe book, ‘Lost Restaurants’ memorializes the self-made entrepreneurs who uplifted the island during its years of segregation.
Earlier this month, a federal board removed the word “Negro” from sixteen locations in Texas, but the state map is still rife with slurs.
In 1981 three Black teenagers drowned while in law enforcement custody during a Juneteenth gathering at Lake Mexia. Four decades later, Texas’s proudest Emancipation Day celebration still hasn’t recovered.
In the spring, racial-justice activism flourished on the affluent campus. Now, as the fall semester kicks off, Black students and alumni are hoping to see change.
The HBO series, starring Dallas native Jonathan Majors, gives depth to Black characters stuck in nightmare situations.
The actor, who grew up in the Dallas area, takes a leading role in the horror series adapted from the book of the same name.
We asked leaders from across the state and the religious spectrum to share their best words of wisdom.
Student athletes wrote a letter urging officials to change the tune, which was first performed in a minstrel show.
After GOP leaders in 12 counties posted racist responses to the George Floyd protests, top Republicans declared war on bigotry in their party. It’s not going to be easy.
On The National Podcast of Texas, the LBJ School professor and author walks us through how protest, empathy, and action can dismantle racial oppression.
Troubled by the backlash against the Chinese city since the coronavirus pandemic, the Texan illustrator decided to showcase Wuhan's history, culture, and food.
A non-profit compiled racist, sexist, and xenophobic social media posts from police in Dallas and Denison.
In his resignation, he denied that his statement had a racial element. Let’s talk about the history of the word ”thug.”
It’s possible, and necessary, to mourn for the victims of police brutality, the slain officers and address America's racism.
Seems like a strange coincidence.
The festival apologized, but the issue isn’t just racial insensitivity.
Austin’s reputation as Texas’s most progressive city takes another hit.
The UT System's version of the Rooney Rule could lead to more diversity in hiring. Here's why that is necessary.
What Ahmed Mohamed's case tells us about the American dream.
The beleaguered bar chain is now on a tight leash.
The WFAA sports reporter made national headlines last year when he spoke out impassionedly for Michael Sam’s right to play in the NFL. Now, he’s taking on racism in North Texas.
Welcome the Wolf Pack, the, uh, Texans, and the... Huskies? That can't be right—wait, no, it's the Huskies.
Cassie Wright stays under the radar, but the media continues chattering about the offensive tweet.
Two local rappers are trying to change the the image of "the 409" with their song "Vidor Anthem," which has become a modest hit online.
Fifty years after it first electrified the nation, Dallas native John Howard Griffin’s classic book still has something to tell us.
My hometown of Cleveland has become the most disgraced community in America because of a brutal, unspeakable crime that has set everyone against one another.
In the Gulf Coast town of Santa Fe, high school football games had always kicked off with a prayer, but in June the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the practice violated the separation of church and state. Now the issuewhich has turned neighbor against neighbor and provoked some decidedly un-Christian
Which Oscar-winner did Alvin Ailey act alongside in the play Call Me by My Rightful Name ?
One of college basketball’s great coaches finally gets his due.
Fifteen years ago, in a PBS documentary, Bill Moyers declared that the East Texas town of Marshall was actually two towns divided by race. To some extent, it still is.
Doing the write thing.
By employing stereotypes like Sambo and Aunt Jemima, Austin painter Michael Ray Charles hopes to master the art of racial healing.
A young black man with a spotless record is facing a controversial death sentence for the murder of four whites. An East Texas town remains divided.
Edward Blum ran for Congress in 1992, lost, and then decided to change America. He has succeeded. He was one of six plaintiffs in a Texas case that, along with similar cases in North Carolina and Louisiana, will help reverse the racial separation and antagonism that infects our public life.
The story of this notorious East Texas city isn’t a simple racist fable. It’s a complicated tragedy about a society that has lost its way.
An Alabama Klansman posing as a folksy Texas novelist almost pulled off the literary hoax of the century.
The race war on the range.