Articles tagged: slavery
Greg Abbott’s Own Research Shows He Could Remove a Confederate Marker at the Capitol if He Wanted To
Abbott’s recent crash course on Confederate markers shows that immediate steps to remove the Capitol plaque are available — should he find the stomach.
For the past seven months, Governor Greg Abbott has been studying what he can do about a 59-year-old plaque hanging in the Texas Capitol that denies the Civil W...Read More
A University of Houston doctoral student and former English teacher has sparked a national conversation about how public schools teach geography, history and ra...Read More
With Juneteenth approaching, now’s a good time to consider the living legacy of slavery in our state. ...Read More
A visitor to the Capitol gleans a particular story of Texas from the monuments and plaques: one that celebrates the state’s involvement in the Civil War and o...Read More
Tomlinson Hill is one white man’s effort to correct the flawed memory of a family, and of a nation, by way of unflinching acknowledgement of guilt. ...Read More