I grew up in Southlake and was mostly blind to the racism all around me. The NBC series changed my perspective.
A Brazoria County District Clerk Sorted Jurors by Race. A Black Man Convicted Under Her System Wants a New Trial.
The first defendant to request a new trial because of Rhonda Barchak’s system had a hearing last week.
The document, from 1959, describes the view of Darrell K. Royal, Bibb Falk, and others that integration would be "ruinous for recruiting."
The free three-day event starts April 8 and is a follow-up to the LBJ Foundation’s 2014 Civil Rights Summit.
The young woman who was slammed to the ground by officer Eric Casebolt has filed a lawsuit against the officer, the police department, and the city.
After an incident last week saw several young black people on Sixth Street punched by police, the question of who’s allowed to misbehave in Austin’s bar district is especially relevant.
Yes, the Confederate flag has to go. But what's after that? And what hopes are we pinning on the destruction of symbols?
In the aftermath of the racist Sigma Alpha Epsilon video, Texas is in no position to throw stones at Oklahoma. And we are not alone in that, sadly.
Growing up in Austin in the fifties and sixties, I couldn’t play baseball in certain places. In Clarksville, a mostly black area where there were no paved streets, I could usually find a pickup game. In West Lynn, which was whiter, I kind of had to push myself into one.
Long before racial preferences were a political hot potato, these respected conservatives were bucking conventional wisdom—within their own community.
Dallas professor Mel Bradford thinks that Abe Lincoln was a scoundrel and that equality is nonsense. I had to find out why.
Gary Bledsoe, the new head of the Texas NAACP, doesn’t dodge the tough questions.
Soon there won’t be anyone left who wants to be a cop.
Texas’ oldest city is heading for a political showdown, thanks to some newcomers to the power game.