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State Board Finds a New Path to Mexican-American Studies in Texas Schools

In a preliminary vote, the Texas State Board of Education voted Wednesday to ask for textbooks on Mexican-American Studies and other ethnic studies courses.

From the Archives: LBJ, Civil Rights and the Long March Forward

In conjunction with the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ School, the Texas Observer is republishing four articles on civil rights from 1964.

Tyrant’s Foe: Keeping Beaches Open to All

For fighting to keep the coast open to the public, Ellis Pickett is a tyrant’s foe.