Category : Southwest

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Molly Ivins on Universal Health Care

Politicians have been debating and dancing around universal health care for 25 years. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures Editor’s Note: This month, we’re reprinting some of our favorite Molly Ivins columns in celebration of her birth month and...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

White Terror on the Border

After an anti-immigrant shooting in El Paso, Texas’ GOP leaders blamed mental health and video games rather than gun laws and white supremacy. An El Paso family brings flowers to the makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Red Summer and Its Reverberations

One hundred years ago, starting on July 27 and for thirteen more days, Chicago was engulfed in violence. White mobs wantonly attacked Black people, and Black people fought back.   It started when a Black teenager, swimming in segregated Lake Michiga...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Quit Playin’: SQUAD: Are You Man Enough?

By Vincent L. Hall Are you man enough, big and bad enough? Are you gonna let ‘em shoot you down? When the evil flies and your brother (sister) cries, are you gonna be around? – Four Tops, Shaft in Africa Soundtrack, 1973 Donald John Trump lives on...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Community Calendar: 7/28-8/3/19

Recurring Events Feeding The Needy hosted by Hollywood Hernandez Live 834 S. Ervay St. Dallas. 3 pm-5 pm.  Marvelous Marriage Mondays at Friendship-West Baptist Church 2020 W. Wheatland Rd. Dallas. 7pm-8:30pm 1st & 3rd Monday Info: covent@frie...