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Beyoncé’s second visual album, Lemonade, is characterized by foreboding visions of weeping willows, dark bayous, and images of Black women decorated in antebellum garb. It’s an ode to the landscape... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-09
Source: Texas Observer
The Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR), El Paso County and Protect Democracy organization filed a “cert before judgment” petition with the U.S. Supreme Court today, requesting to review their case to halt the Trump... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-03
Source: Border Network
This story was originally published by ProPublica and the Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans—and engages with them—about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. It’s... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-03
Source: Texas Observer
AFTER THE SUN crept past its midday seat and started softening into the afternoon, five-year-old Jerlin Sayai Herrera Escobar liked to stand on the little lawn in front of her... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-28
Source: Sierra Magazine
“When they blast into that soil, it feels like they’re tearing out my chest,” said Jamie LaBreak, a member of the Sycuan band of the Kumeyaay Nation. The afternoon of... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-22
Source: Sierra Magazine
The president’s former chief strategist was arrested Thursday along with three others.... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-20
Source: Washington Post
The Coronavirus Pipeline U.S. deportations of migrants have exported COVID-19 to Guatemala and prompted fear, chaos, and a collapse of already fragile health services. By Anna-Catherine Brigida and Morena Pérez... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-12
Source: Texas Observer
A lower court had said the use of military funds was unlawful, and environmentalists had asked for construction to stop.... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-31
Source: Washington Post
The legislation includes hundreds of millions for military projects whose funding the administration had canceled.... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-28
Source: Washington Post
In the past week, unidentified federal officers in camouflage fatigues, labeled only “police,” abducted people off the streets of Portland in unmarked vehicles and threatened the “Wall of Moms” standing... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-24
Source: ACLU
Sierra Club wants justices to step in after a lower court finds fund transfers unlawful.... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-22
Source: Washington Post
This article was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system. Sign up for The Marshall Project’s newsletter, or follow them... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-22
Source: Texas Observer
What makes a place home? For the women in Kelli Jo Ford’s debut novel, Crooked Hallelujah, home is a complex, contentious thing. Their homes are comforting or harmful, safe or... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-21
Source: Texas Observer
Back to the Wall A border wall is headed for Laredo—and the only thing likely to stop it is time. By Gus Bova July 20, 2020  It starts at... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-20
Source: Texas Observer
The Trump administration is infamous for its attacks on immigrants and their loved ones. The administration’s cruelty has no bounds, as we’ve seen from its separation of families, obliteration of... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-14
Source: ACLU