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Fort Worth's diversity and inclusion officer candidates
Christopher Connelly / KERA News

The City of Fort Worth is looking to hire a Diversity and Inclusion Director, and it moved one step forward in the process this week. Six finalists got a chance to pitch themselves to residents Monday, and the forum exposed tensions and mistrust that the winning candidate will face.

Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP

The questioning dragged on all day and into the evening as lawyers queried hundreds of prospective jurors for potential bias in the trial of Amber Guyger, the white Dallas police officer who fatally shot a black neighbor in his own living room.

Lauren Silverman / KERA News

A national study a few years back revealed something shocking about black men in medical school: There were fewer in 2014 than in 1978. Med school recruiters are trying to step up their game, and one Dallas doctor has a tool that could help.

Lara Solt / KERA News special contributor

As the city of Frisco has morphed from small town to boom town, its schools have transformed, too. These days, the majority of Frisco students are non-white. 

Young Texans Make Up Most Diverse Generation

Jun 23, 2016
Scott Cresswell / The Texas Tribune

If demographics are destiny, the youngest Texans appear destined to make the state dramatically more diverse.

Sara Ortega / Uplift Education

Many people were shocked to hear in February that kids from a Dallas charter school endured racial insults during their trip to Texas A&M in College Station. More dramatic stories came out during a symposium on Friday sponsored by the Uplift charter school chain.

Watch Dallas Learn At This Turn Up! Event

Aug 12, 2014
Christina Ulsh / KERA

Dallas City of Learning used the breadth of the city as a platform during its pilot season. The initiative made its last stop of the summer at Fair Oaks Park in Vickery Meadow.

We've seen enormous advances for those denied equal access to the American dream.  But Rawlins Gilliland asks if some missions to be inclusive have begun to backfire.