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Jesus Gonzalez

This photo, taken in 1988, was part of a five-picture series published in Texas Monthly. The photos were of men who had fought in […]

It’s Much Harder to be an Activist Now': An Interview with Cindy Sheehan

When Cindy Sheehan sprang into the public consciousness in 2005, it was as an everymom, a former youth minister now the grieving parent of […]

Save Texas Schools Encore Rally Draws Fewer Ralliers, More Messages

If last year’s Save Texas Schools rally was a show of force—10,000 activists uniting to fight for education—its follow-up at the Capitol last weekend […]

Why Was Scott Braddock Fired?

Like many journalists in the state, I was saddened to learn this week that Scott Braddock had lost his job with News 92.1-FM in […]

Harold Simmons Calls Obama a ‘Socialist’

Harold Simmons in today’s Wall Street Journal: “Any of these Republicans would make a better president than that socialist, Obama,” said Mr. Simmons during […]

San Antonio Dad to Jeb Bush: In Trayvon’s Screams, I Hear My Son

At a Thursday night talk in San Antonio, Jeb Bush wanted to talk about Mitt Romney and his brother’s book sales—but an African American […]

It’s Hard To Be Latina in Texas

When I was growing up, I’d imagine life in the 21st century and wonder what kind of amazing advances we’d be living with by […]

Back to the Capitol Saturday to ‘Save Texas Schools’

This time last year, more than 10,000 people rallied outside the Capitol entreating lawmakers to spare the state’s education system from the harsh budget […]

Putting Women First

The Martinez Street Women’s Center supports the health and well-being of low-income women and girls in east and southeast San Antonio. Assistant Director Becca […]

An Extraordinary Legacy for Legacy Media

I recently exchanged emails with a reader about whether one has to have some sort of socio-cultural DNA to actually get this place—to really […]