Tag Archives: Dallas
Civil rights advocates worry interpretation of a 2015 body camera law could help cops avoid prosecution as much as it ensures police accountability.
The senator who drafted the sweeping-but-little-noticed body camera law that the Texas Legislature passed in 2015 called his bill a blueprint for other states w...Read More
“There’s no reason that Houston, the fourth largest city in the country, a city with a black mayor, should have Confederate statues on display in 2017.”
Several hundred protesters (and a couple dozen counter-protesters) are attending the "Destroy the Confederacy!" protest in Sam Houston Park in Houston...Read More
Texas is home to 178 public memorials to the Confederacy, second only to Virginia.
After a white supremacist allegedly drove a car into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville last Saturday, killing activist Heather Heyer, calls for the remov...Read More
Notes from far-flung Texas
LUBBOCK // Texas Tech University will soon begin giving birth control to pigeons. The university spends more than $100,000 a year trying to deter the birds from...Read More
This summer, Dallas County officials took the rare step of indicting killer cops — twice.
Something extraordinary happened in Dallas County this month: A grand jury returned a murder indictment against a police officer who shot and killed someone. On...Read More
This isn’t the first time Dallasites have gotten cold feet after agreeing to host public art that grapples with issues of race and class.
This isn’t the first time Dallasites have gotten cold feet after agreeing to host public art that grapples with issues of race and class....Read More
The march highlighted the shared struggles of Muslims and Latinos in the age of Trump.
The march highlighted the shared struggles of Muslims and Latinos in the age of Trump....Read More
Recent trends would suggest megachurches are on the way out, but Texans continue to like everything bigger, including their places of worship....Read More