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Texas Rangers pose on a South Texas ranch in 1915 after one of their notorious "bandit raids." by

A New History Tears Down the Myth of the Texas Rangers

Monica Muñoz Martinez’s new book paints a brutally clear picture of the Rangers’ complicity in crimes against minorities.

The popular image of the elite law-enforcement organization known as the Texas Rangers has long been derived from television fantasies and historical myth. The ...Read More

David Arriaga checks on students in his Mexican-American studies class at Houston’s Stephen F. Austin High School in April. by

Another Strikeout for Mexican-American Studies in Texas

After another proposed textbook bites the dust, some are questioning the State Board of Education’s commitment to Mexican-American Studies.

The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) is no stranger to controversy. Its usual scandals involve questionable things the board or its members have done: plac...Read More

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