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June 2016 The Interview by

The Interview: Frank Jackson

Prairie View’s longtime mayor on Sandra Bland and Texas’ legacy of racial trauma.

Prairie View’s longtime mayor talks about Sandra Bland and Texas’ legacy of racial trauma, including 'post-traumatic slave syndrome.'...Read More

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The Interview: Anthony Graves

Life after death row and the search for justice.

Graves spent 18 years in prison, 12 on death row. Now that his former prosecutor has been disbarred, Graves talks about forgiveness and life going forward....Read More

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The Interview: Elliott Naishtat

Parting words from the Lege’s ‘New Yorker.'

Elliott Naishtat, who served 26 years in the Lege, has advice for the aspiring reps in the seven-way contest for his seat: Be persistent, and be polite....Read More

Rosie Castro, whose sons have carried on her decades-long fight for Latino political representation, in her hometown of San Antonio. by

The Interview: Rosie Castro

The matriarch of the Castro family reflects on fighting for Latino political representation and the rise of her twin sons.

The matriarch of the Castro family reflects on fighting for Latino political representation and the rise of her twin sons....Read More

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‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way’

A young Texas abortion provider speaks out amid threats of violence and dangerous political rhetoric.

As politicians and anti-abortion groups spew misinformation and harmful rhetoric from afar, doctors like Bhavik Kumar, who works at Whole Woman’s Health clini...Read More

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What Wendy Davis Would’ve Done Differently

The former state senator opens up about the 'grief' of watching the Lege as an outsider and what Texas Democrats will have to do to re-energize their base and bring young voters to the polls.

We asked Davis to look both forward and backward, and she opened up about her gubernatorial campaign’s difficulties with organization and messaging and about ...Read More

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