The top local stories this morning from KERA News:
The NLC found big differences in the way council members, city staff and community leaders perceived racial tensions and inequity in the city. The report also makes five recommendations on how to build racial equity in Fort Worth.
The city council invited the NLC to look for ways to improve race relations following the controversy surrounding a white police officer’s arrest of Craig and her two teenage daughters, all three of whom are black. Craig called 911 after a neighbor allegedly choked her young son.
Other stories this morning:
- East Texas could lose its status as the patent litigation capitol of the U.S., thanks to a Supreme Court decision last week that changes where such trials can be held.
- A group of architecture buffs this week got a sneak preview of the Statler Hilton in downtown Dallas. Abandoned since 2001, it’s now being transformed into a hotel and apartment building.
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