Category : Southwest

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Eye On IAAM

Dr. J. Ester Davis Over the holidays I visited the African American Museum at Fair Park.  After touring the “Slavery at Monticello” Exhibit, which has an extended stay at the museum through January, 2019,  I asked about Dr. Harry Robinson, the Foun...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Eye on Texas: ‘My Joyful Dance’

Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 7:02 am CST Ivan Pierre Aguirre/UTEP Communications Even when you’re having a long day and feeling numb, there are some assignments that can only bring a smile to your face. That’s how I felt when I photographed the recital f...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Loon Star: Bull Pulpit

Ben Sargent on the president's soapbox. Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 7:01 am CST Ben Sargent To see more political cartoons from Ben Sargent, visit our Loon Star State section, or find Observer political reporting here.

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Kamala Harris is Right Choice to ‘Save our Country’

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia “Justice. Decency. Equality. Freedom. Democracy. These aren’t just words. They’re the values we as Americans cherish. And they’re all on the line now,” Harris said in the video, teasing...

Southwest / Texas - 4 weeks ago

CONFEDERATE PLAQUE REMOVED FROM THE TEXAS CAPITOL

Austin, TX – On Saturday, January 12, the “Children of the Confederacy Creed” plaque was removed from the Texas Capitol, where it had been on display for the last sixty years.  The plaque was originally placed in the Texas Capitol in 1959 and s...

Southwest / Texas - 4 weeks ago

Expecting Care

How Texas is failing foster care kids and contributing to an alarming teen pregnancy rate. Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 7:00 am CST by Rebecca GrantJanuary 22, 2019 When Arianna walked into a church basement in Austin to take a free pregnancy test...