Yearly Archives: 2000

Afterword

“You low down nigger trying to show off your authority,” begins a death threat Barbara Jordan received while serving in Congress. “We are coming to Houston and beware. To shoot off your ass,” reads the handwritten letter, which the FBI …

Snow

It was when his boss called him an Indian that it stuck. “Te portes como some stupid pinche huevón Yaqui.” He was only three years out of high school, and it was a job in the city’s paint shop everybody …

Jewish Stars in Texas

From the frontier to the modern suburbs of Dallas, Hollace Weiner’s new study covers 100 years of Jewish history in Texas, organized around the story of 11 rabbis, each a pioneer of Texas Judaism. If you’re expecting to find gun-toting, …

So Pass By, Already

Boone’s Lick The Borderland In Cadillac Jack, the best novel Larry McMurtry ever wrote, the eponymous Jack helps arrange a gallery show in Washington, D.C. It’s a boot show: 300 pairs of cowboy boots. The former footwear of Billy the …

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