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In Harris County, A Group is Working to Expand Voting Access in Jails: The lack of access for eligible voters in pretrial detention is part of a larger constellation of disenfranchisement for people whose lives intersect with the criminal legal system.
Houston’s Hot-Stepping Zydeco Dance Fuses Creole and Black Cowboy Cultures: For many of these dancers, musical gatherings are just one aspect of a lifestyle rooted in their Creole heritage: trail riding by day, zydeco dancing by night.
Inside the Dallas Morning News Union Fight: North Texas journalists want to make labor history in the Lone Star State. The A. H. Belo Corporation would prefer they didn’t.