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Plight at the Museum

by | Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 6:41 CST
The best Texas history museum you’ve never heard of is staring down a financial crisis. Will it survive?
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Heartland is an Honest, Poetic Meditation on Class in America

Journalist Sarah Smarsh’s book encapsulates what it’s like to grow up in the forgotten farm fields of America, artfully mixing anecdote with political context and societal commentary.

Having fun during a Kansas winter, as Sarah Smarsh writes in her new memoir, Heartland, requires creativity: “Lots of snow, no hills.” In one memora...Read More

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A San Antonio Art Show Quietly Foregrounds Migrants’ Stories

More people are displaced than ever before — nearly 69 million. The scale of that crisis is hard to grasp, but visitors to One to Another will see it in a new light.

Ours is an era of mass displacement. At no other point in history have so many people around the world been forced to leave home. The United Nations High Commis...Read More

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Raspa Revolution

A Rio Grande Valley tradition evolves for the social media age — with a few growing pains.

Raspa Revolution A Rio Grande Valley tradition evolves for the social media age — with a few growing pains. – by Daniel Blue Tyx September 4, 2018 It wa...Read More

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Eye on Texas: Fiesta Protesta

The Voices From Both Sides festival commemorates the 2002 closure of the border crossing between Lajitas and its Mexican sister city, Paso Lajitas.

Jennifer Boomer In May, I traveled to Lajitas to document the sixth annual Voices From Both Sides festival (also called Fiesta Protesta). The daylong event comm...Read More

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