Civil Rights



A Top Cop Accused of Racism Forces Austin to Confront Bias in Law Enforcement

by | Fri, Dec 6, 2019 at 16:25 CST
Austin isn’t the only Texas city where trust between police and communities of color has frayed this year.

When Prison Reform Goes Bad

What happened to the Legislature's two-decade-old attempt to break the cycle of incarceration for low-level felons?

In the early 1990s, the Texas Legislature tried to build something surprisingly progressive amid the state’s tough-on-crime prison boom: an alternative to pri...Read More