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Hall Of Famer: Gay Athletes Face Old Questions

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell says gay athletes’ fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of the struggles black players faced in the 1960s.

04/09/2014

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NFL Should Reject Fritz Pollard Alliance Recommendation on Racial Slur Ban

HOUSTON (CBS Houston): You read that correctly.  The NFL should not adopt the recommendation of the Fritz Pollard Association that would make a specific racial slur used on the field a penalty, but not for […]

SportsRadio 610–02/25/2014

People hold a giant rainbow flag during a demonstration to support gay rights. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Protest, Lobby For Gay Rights In Texas

Hundreds of people are in Austin to lobby Texas lawmakers to support equality for lesbians, gays and the transgendered, including the right to marry.

03/11/2013

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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012