Articles tagged: gentrification
The Third Ward has a long history of displacement. Community members want a seat at the table.
At churches across Houston’s Third Ward, Vacation Bible School is a ritual of summer. Between lessons, music often peals out of the windows as children gather...Read More
Who Rules El Paso? shows how a coterie of rich, primarily white Republicans control local government.
Written by El Paso social justice activists including an attorney, two emeritus professors, and a former county employee, Who Rules El Paso? is the most oblique...Read More
Austin is one of the most segregated and sprawling cities in Texas. A new land development code aims to change that.
On a brisk Saturday morning in November, a group of two dozen cyclists pauses in front of a four-story apartment complex in East Austin. The Terrace at Oak Spri...Read More
As gentrification reshapes my neighborhood, I fear we’re losing something of real value to our city.
As the cost of living in Texas’ cities continues to climb, gentrification is reshaping neighborhoods across the state. These changes might be starkest in East...Read More
A local ordinance that prohibits providing free food to more than five people is an infringement on free speech and religious liberties, the lawsuit alleges.
On a recent evening in April, a few dozen people experiencing homelessness lined up outside Central Library in downtown Houston for a free — and illegal — m...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
A new affordable health clinic in East Austin is also the first federally qualified health center to open on a historically black college campus....Read More
Organizers of the second-annual State of Black Austin event say the city can't confront gentrification without confronting historic racial marginalization....Read More