In a settlement, Texas has been forced to clarify which forms of ID it'll accept from undocumented parents who say they were denied their kids' records....Read More
This week on the podcast: Our resident theologian unpacks the Beatitudes for the 'Blue Lives Matter' crowd, while Prairie View remembers Sandra Bland on the anniversary of her death.
Our resident theologian unpacks the Beatitudes for the 'Blue Lives Matter' crowd, and Black activists and scholars join us for a racial justice roundtable....Read More
One year after a state trooper stopped Sandra Bland on Prairie View’s University Drive, a group gathered for songs, prayers and poetry to honor her and the fi...Read More
As it unfolded: the day the Supreme Court issued the most important ruling on reproductive rights in a generation, striking down Texas' abortion law.
The Texas Observer staff liveblogs as we wait for — and report on — what could be the biggest ruling on reproductive rights in a generation....Read More
Citing the potential for abuse at the center, a Travis County judge prevented Texas’ child welfare agency from licensing the facility for child care.
Texas' efforts to license the second of two immigrant family detention centers in the state as a child care facility are on hold until a September trial....Read More
Video visitation in Texas jails was sold, by those who stood to profit, as a safer, more affordable option than in-person visits. That hasn't panned out....Read More