In retrospect, the Dallas Country Club's reluctance to admit then-Texas Ranger Alex Rodriguez seems less an expression of racial exclusivity than an act of justifiable caution regarding a man who would in short order become one of the most universally loathed figures in professional sports. That do ... More >>
Dinesh D’Souza’s 2016: Obama’s AmericaI: The Five Most Hilarious Lowlights
Gov. Rick Perry's record on racial issues has always been a little complicated. Earlier this month, there was that dust-up over his family's Paint Creek hunting lease, which Schutze thought unfairly loaded up Perry's shoulders with Southern-boy baggage. But back in 1990, during his run for ag ... More >>
Pledge took beating, not oath, to become Omega Psi Phi.
And why don't more Mexis appear on television news talk shows?
All photos WireImageAshton Kutcher, Demi Moore and noted comedy genius Justin Timberlake at the Rachovsky HouseWoke up this morning to find some last-night souvenirs in the in-box -- some, from the Audi Forum at the Rachovsky House on Preston and Northwest Highway, which the car-maker's taken ove ... More >>
Granted, it would force me to actually watch the ridiculousy cheesy show, but I'd be willing to stomach Dancing With The Stars' sequins and sass and smarminess of Tom Bergeron if only I could orchestrate whom was boogieing down with whom. Following in the "Foxtrot" footsteps of Emmitt S ... More >>
Cedric hits the stage at Nokia
A taller, more liberal Avery Johnson? Obama vs. McCain? Let’s see, McCain is a Phoenix Suns fan who played junior varsity football in high school and boxed in the Navy. Eh. Obama is a White Sox fan who threw out the first pitch in Chicago before Game 2 of the ’05 ALCS. He led Occiden ... More >>
We're doing the hokey pokey on race and ethnicity. What's that all about?
Freddy Haynes seemed a shoo-in to lead the NAACP. Then Obama's ex-pastor came to town.
It was the year 2000, and I was a young, hungry reporter in Chicago with a young, hungry state legislator on my speed dial
While Obama has events going on throughout the city, Clinton is nowhere to be found
While Hillary Clinton stumps in South Texas and Bill's in East Texas, local Barack Obama supporters have commandeered Texas Caribbean Foods, a cozy restaurant at Southside on Lamar, as a gathering place and center of operations. They’re busy making phone calls to garner more foot soldiers and hold ... More >>
A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?
Jim Willett oversaw 89 executions. Now, amidst dozens of DNA exonerations, he wonders whether it was right.
Michael Vick derails his career, divides the races and, hopefully, opens our eyes
As the memoir boom winds down, authors are training their sights on sis and bro
You think Dallas City Council is nuts? Well, yeah, but look at Garland.
South Dallas' history is in danger of being demolished, so why are so few protecting it?
The intentions outweigh the execution in Ice Cube's Barbershop
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Soul 73 KKDA's Millie Jackson tells it how it is, no matter what that happens to be
Not even close
Is Russell Simmons' 360HipHop.com the best hope to bring hip-hop culture onto the Internet?
It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.
Dallas' African-American cops say they are being unfairly disciplined by a racist department. The numbers suggest they're right.
While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers tries to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry
The Texas Troubadour's Fatal Rendezvous and other amazing stories from the police department's cold case squad
Sapphic sistersslug it out with the mobin the terrific Bound
Riot Squad breathes old life into a rotting corpse
The untold story of bitterness and betrayal in black Dallas' royal family
Clinton's Austin speech posed a clear-eyed counterpoint to the Million Man March
The 1994 Dallas Video Festival mixes equal parts ineptitude and brilliance