Lawmakers Meet Privately To Discuss Confederate SymbolsSome Southern legislators have met privately to discuss Confederate symbols and race relations.
Downtown Plano Added To Prestigious List Of Historical PlacesBefore today, Plano was the largest Texas city without a district recognized by the National Register.
Step Back In Time At The Texas TheatreThe Texas Theatre has been a staple in Oak Cliff since the 1930s. It opened on April 21st, 1931 -- appropriately on San Jacinto Day -- and it was an instant hit.
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.