Exploring The Sixth Floor MuseumThe Sixth Floor Museum in Dealey Plaza remains a top tourist destination 53 years after November 22nd 1963 in Dallas. JD Ryan is Around Town.
Final Vote Rejects Disputed Mexican-American Studies BookThe Texas Board of Education has taken a final vote and has unanimously decided to reject a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is full of errors, leaves out facts, and promotes offensive stereotypes.
Texas School Board Rejects Criticized Mexican-American BookThe Texas Board of Education has unanimously rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is rife with factual errors and anti-Hispanic bias.
Texas Board Issues 2nd Call For Ethnic Studies TextbooksThe Texas Board of Education has issued a second call for ethnic studies textbooks for possible statewide use after a similar 2014 request produced just one, heavily criticized book.
Texans Rally Against Proposed Mexican-American SchoolbookA ‘Reject The Text’ rally is being held in Austin this morning where dozens of groups are joining together to call for the state to reject a new schoolbook.
UTA Has History Many Don't Know AboutThere are thousands of books, documents, maps, newspapers, photos, and other artifacts in the UTA Special Collection- much of which was donated by Fort Worth attorney and UT Austin alum, Jenkins Garrett and his wife, Virginia.
Some Civil Rights Sites At Risk Of Being Lost To HistoryFrom a Civil War battlefield where Hispanic Union soldiers fought to birthplaces of civil rights leaders, sites linked to the nation's struggle for racial equality are overlooked, neglected and absent from travel guides.
Trove Of Baseball Memorabilia, Photographs Going To AuctionA trove of baseball artifacts including a "Shoeless" Joe Jackson game bat and material from the Negro Leagues is going on the auction block in New York.
Historians: Proposed Mexican American History Text Is Riddled With ErrorsSaying it is riddled with errors, a chorus of Texas and and Mexican educators and historians have united to demand that a so-called history book for Texas high school students be rejected.
DPD Rookie's Mother Describes Terrifying ChaosOne of the seven police officers who was injured in Thursday's downtown Dallas ambush was a 23-year-old rookie named Gretchen Rocha. She is physically okay, but the emotional trauma has proven difficult.
Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Over Alamo Library ItemsA group that served as guardian of the Alamo for more than a century and the Texas General Land Office reached a settlement Friday in a dispute over ownership of about 38,000 books and artifacts that had been kept at the Texas shrine.
Years Of Work, Study Ahead For Alamo OverhaulThe lead expert in the development of a long-term master plan for the Alamo says a first-rate overhaul will require years of study and fundraising.