With Juneteenth approaching, now’s a good time to consider the living legacy of slavery in our state.
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A visitor to the Capitol gleans a particular story of Texas from the monuments and plaques: one that celebrates the state’s involvement in the Civil War and offers a revisionist history of the causes of the conflict. (Read: not slavery.)
Tomlinson Hill is one white man’s effort to correct the flawed memory of a family, and of a nation, by way of unflinching acknowledgement of guilt.
For raising awareness about human trafficking, Marla Trujillo is a tyrant’s foe.