Tag Archives: Civil Rights
By sticking too close to history, Robert Schenkkan gives LBJ a pass.
'The Great Society' focuses on the events that defined LBJ’s presidency: Selma-to-Montgomery marches; the budget fights to fund Great Society programs; the hu...Read More
As the president-elect ushers in an era of anti-Muslim rhetoric, Texas Muslims are fighting back.
What we’re seeing in the Muslim community today is just the latest episode in a story as old as our nation and the 13 colonies that preceded it: A religious m...Read More
The process of retiring from the Texas Civil Rights Project, which I founded 25 years ago, has given me the opportunity to reflect on my career as a human right...Read More
Robert Lloyd says commissioners asked him about his views on abortion and same-sex marriage for a constable appointment.
After 15 minutes of routine questions, county commissioners asked about Lloyd’s views on abortion and same-sex marriage. They wanted to know what church he at...Read More
At the LBJ School yesterday, Julian Bond said the election of Barack Obama doesn't mean we’ve achieved a post-racial society....Read More
The Texas Department of Public Safety was warned during a legislative hearing in 2011 that they would “run afoul of the courts” if driver’s license and in...Read More