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Houses Divided

Walking for Justice

Defunding Texas

Battered but Unbroken

A Monumental Undertaking

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Gang Life

Recently, while attending a housing meeting on the East Side, I overheard a conversation between two residents, one of whom appeared to be a...

COVID at Carswell

Dressed in all black, her hair in long, meticulous braids, Shenita Cleveland stood outside the gates of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) South...

Blacklisted

The return to school has morphed into a season of unrest unto itself. The “COVID question” is still very much unanswered, but one group...

Bridging America’s Wealth Divide

The United States accounts for 4.4% of the world’s population but nearly a quarter of COVID-19-related deaths. The fact that the wealthiest country continues...

Seeing Green

After a several-decade hiatus from the Texas agricultural landscape, hemp is back. Waxahachie-based Texas Botanics is one of a few dozen hemp farms to...

Bells Will Be Ringing

At a recent outdoor rally calling for the reopening of Tarrant County classrooms, a mother with children in a private Christian school put it...

Baseball is back

The waiting is over. Baseball is back. Fans are not. After a four-month hiatus that saw the cancellation of more than 100 games, the long-awaited...

Where Dogs Go before They Go to Heaven

Vici Menzel’s backyard is one hopping dog sanctuary. Sookie, an Olde English bulldogge, is next to me panting and periodically licking my knee. While...

Globe Life Field

“Build it, and they will come” is definitely true now as people are coming –– by the thousands –– not to see a baseball...

Criminalizing Poverty or Ensuring Justice?

Pamela Young remembers the smiles, tears, and stories that accompanied the recent release of 16 Black and Latinx inmates from the Tarrant County Jail....