They're not disengaged—they’re waiting to be heard, and fully understood.
Articles by Cecilia Ballí
San Antonio's Marshevet Hooker is not just any old high school sprinter; she's an Olympic gold medalist in the making. Meet her and nine other women we're betting will lead the new Texas—and the world.
Apr 1, 2004 — By Cecilia Ballí
You may never have heard of Ramòn Ayala, but to his four generations of fans in South Texas and Mexico, he's music royalty. He revolutionized norteno, a genre that reigns along the border, and—after more than one hundred albums—is till going strong.
Sep 30, 2001 — By Cecilia Ballí
To residents of Presidio and Ojinaga, the international border that separates them had always seemed irrelevant. They crossed it easily, spoke the same language, and considered themselves part of the same community. When Mexican authorities wrongly imprisoned a Texas grocer in April, that relationship changed dramatically—and it hasn't been the same since.
Apr 30, 2001 — By Cecilia Ballí
In March 1836, 342 men fighting for Texas independence surrendered to Mexican general José de Urrea. A week later they were shot on orders of Santa Anna. Was it a massacre, as generations of schoolchildren have been taught, or an execution? The question has divided a historic Texas town.
News & Politics
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- After Offensive Comments, Stan Richards Leaves His Dallas Ad Agency
- The Damning History Behind UT’s ‘The Eyes of Texas’ Song
- Even if Trump Wins Texas, the GOP Is Facing a Historical Reckoning
- Why Is American Airlines So Infuriating?