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The ‘Police Riot’

The 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention Riots, 50 Years Later – by Kaye Northcott September 6, 1968 Editor’s Note: A deeply divided country, a polari...Read More

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Sarah Bird’s Lively New Novel Resurrects a Little-Known Civil War Hero

Bird produces a memorable re-creation of a freed slave who passed as a man to become a Buffalo Soldier — and of the thoroughly racist country in which she suffered and triumphed.

You want to use phrases like “ripping yarn” and “helluva story” for Sarah Bird’s new page-turner, but that makes Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen sou...Read More

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Homeward Bound

The first-of-its-kind Museum of Street Culture challenges art-world norms by employing homeless docents and displaying art on the street.

The first-of-its-kind Museum of Street Culture challenges art-world norms by employing homeless docents and displaying art on the street. – by Michael Hoi...Read More

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The Time-Traveler’s Guide to the Lower Pecos

Hidden away on private land in Southwest Texas is some of the oldest and best-preserved prehistoric rock art in the world. The Rock Art Rendezvous offers a rare glimpse.

The Time-Traveler’s Guide to the Lower Pecos Hidden away on private land in Southwest Texas is some of the oldest and best-preserved prehistoric rock art ...Read More

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The Impossible City

Houston was built on a stubborn defiance of nature. As the city recovers from Hurricane Harvey, that same attitude will be on display — for better or worse.

Houston was built on a stubborn defiance of nature. As the city recovers from Hurricane Harvey, that same attitude will be on display — for better or worse....Read More

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Remember the Alamo (Differently)

In Texas, the effort to stop white supremacy should include dismantling the racist mythology of the Alamo.

In Texas, the effort to stop white supremacy should include dismantling the racist mythology of the Alamo....Read More

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