They took to the streets by the tens of thousands last spring, some walking out of schools or off their jobs, to protest draconian immigration reforms under consideration by the then-Republican Congress. The sheer numbers of immigrants and immigrant-rights activists … Read More
The Many Mexicos de Don Felipe
Amid all the shoving, shouting, and whistling, and despite the banner proclaiming him a traitor to the Republic, on the morning of December 1, Felipe Calderón managed to enter the Mexican Congress—through the back door. He swore to uphold the … Read More
Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with his Mother Sonia Nazario’s brave and brilliant first book is a coming-of-age story for 21st century America: part Odyssey, part Grapes of Wrath, and part Children of Sanchez. … Read More
When a government substitutes propaganda for governing, the Potemkin village is all,” New York Times columnist Frank Rich wrote last December. “Since we don’t get honest information from this White House we must instead, as the Soviets once did, decode … Read More
The Texas Civil Rights Project turns 15. An interview with TCRP Director James Harrington.
This month the Texas Civil Rights Project, an advocate for racial, social, and economic equality, celebrates its 15th anniversary. As TCRP notes on its Web site, over the years its lawyers and legal workers in Austin and in the Valley … Read More