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David Bowie in Aztlán

Forty years ago, Chicano students in Crystal City created a Bowie-inspired rock opera.

Forty years ago, Chicano students in Crystal City created a Bowie-inspired rock opera. Teacher Gregg Barrios wonders if his kids influenced the rock genius....Read More

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The Things They Left Behind

When migrants die in South Texas, the objects they leave behind hold clues to their identities.

In the fall of 2013, Observer reporter Melissa del Bosque and I visited Baylor University’s forensics lab, one of several Texas labs that handles the remains ...Read More

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Graves of Shame

New evidence indicates wrongdoing in the handling of migrant remains in Brooks County.

A year ago, a Texas Rangers inquiry found “no evidence” of wrongdoing in the botched handling of migrant remains in Brooks County. New evidence indicates ra...Read More

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