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 next 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.
This politician controls the purse strings of the richest city in Texas. And he’s ready for bigger things.