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Raspa Revolution

by | Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 6:15 CST
A Rio Grande Valley tradition evolves for the social media age — with a few growing pains.
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100 Ways to Draw a Line

The edge becomes the center at the Transborder Biennial 2018 in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez.

100 Ways to Draw a Line The edge becomes the center at the Transborder Biennial 2018 in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez. Nearly 80,000 people cross the border in the...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 Sisterhood

For 22 years, an unusual housing and support program has been quietly transforming the lives of single mothers in Houston's Third Ward.

The Sisterhood For 22 years, an unusual housing and support program has been quietly transforming the lives of single mothers in Houston’s Third Ward. ...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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Swan Song

You won't find it on a highway map, but a 250-year-old village on the Rio Grande is internationally famous among birders. Will it survive Trump's wall?

Swan Song You won’t find it on a highway map, but a 250-year-old village on the Rio Grande is internationally famous among birders. Will it survive Trump&...Read More

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Big Trouble in Little Cambodia

After Harvey, a small refugee community in Brazoria County needed help. Neo-Confederates and radical anti-government groups showed up.

After Harvey, a small refugee community in Brazoria County needed help. Neo-Confederates and radical anti-government groups showed up. – by Michael Hardy ...Read More

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His Pet Monsters

Trenton Doyle Hancock uses '80s kid culture and an expansive fantasy world to explore identity, racial politics and growing up fundamentalist Christian.

His Pet Monsters Trenton Doyle Hancock uses ’80s kid culture and an expansive fantasy world to explore identity, racial politics and growing up fundamenta...Read More

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Sunk Costs

Back-to-back record flooding along the Brazos River has forced people in Richmond to make an excruciating choice: Stay or go?

Back-to-back record flooding along the Brazos River has forced people in Richmond to make an excruciating choice: Stay or go?...Read More

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Field Notes from Santa Ana

A visit to the crown jewel of the national wildlife refuge system, now under threat from Trump's wall, reveals a harsh landscape teeming with life.

Field Notes from Santa Ana A visit to the crown jewel of the national wildlife refuge system, now under threat from Trump’s wall, reveals a harsh landscap...Read More

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