In Ferguson and elsewhere this summer, powerful people called for peace. But what they are actually demanding is quiet. Peace and quiet are not synonymous.
Tag Archives: racism
A federal judge in Houston who made bizarre remarks during a hearing on a racial discrimination case he’s overseeing will not step down after the 5th Circuit said he didn’t need to last week.
Rita DeShannon, a special investigator with Child Protective Services, was fired today after the agency was alerted to inflammatory racist remarks on her personal Twitter account.
Houston’s old DA made having less than 1/100 gram of crack a misdemeanor. The new DA brought back the trace felony, and questions about unequal enforcement.
For the last several weeks I’ve been posting Electoral College predictions on a hallway grease board at Texas Southern University, where I’ve been teaching […]