Articles tagged: racism

An editorial cartoon from Ben Sargent. Donald Trump sits on a throne-like chair and tells the figure across from him—a small individual wearing a KKK hood and labeled "GOP", staring in the mirror—that he looks "fabulous". The figure responds, "Thank you, sir." by

Loon Star: The Elephant in the Room

Ben Sargent on the GOP’s racism. Trump will be in Dallas for a rally on October 17.

To see more political cartoons from Ben Sargent, visit our Loon Star State section, or find Observer political reporting here....Read More

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Texas Leads in Polling Place Closures Since 2013

750 polling places in Texas have been shuttered since Shelby v. Holder, the Supreme Court decision that released the state from federal oversight in changing its voter laws and practices.

If you’ve been on the voting rights tour bus in Texas, what a ride it’s been—especially since 2013. Prior to then, the state was beholden to the Voting Ri...Read More

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