August 2015

Features

The Agitator

Jul 22, 2015 By Katy Vine

He wasn’t diplomatic and he wasn’t subtle, but Curtis Graves forged a political path for black Texans—and altered history forever.

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Environment
The Calm Before the Storm

Jul 23, 2015 By Robert Draper

Seven years since it was last ravaged by a hurricane, Galveston is doing as well as ever. Will it always be so fortunate?

Miscellany

Columns

Advice
The Texanist

Jul 23, 2015 By David Courtney

Our estimable advice columnist on ducking tornadoes, mom’s new boyfriend’s haircut, the politics of pro football, and the mysterious origins of the Texas sheet cake.

Reporter

Chat
True Grits

Jul 23, 2015 By Michael Hall

Innocence Project of Texas executive director Scott Henson says his organization is about more than DNA evidence.

Touts