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Death And Texas

Liliana Segura The Intercept
Race Looms Ever Larger as Death Sentences Decline

Where the Bodies Are Buried

Where the Bodies Are Buried Texas Observer
In 1910, East Texas saw one of America’s deadliest post-Reconstruction racial purges. One survivor’s descendants have waged an uphill battle for generations to unearth that violent past.

Tidbits - Nov.14, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment Hearings Start; Bolivian Coup; Jack O'Dell Remembered; Greensboro Massacre; Berlin Wall; Take Action- Stop Rodney Reed Execution; Puerto Rico; Newsrooms Today; Next Climate Strike - Dec. 6

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Reader Comments: Impeachment Hearings Start; Bolivian Coup; Jack O'Dell Remembered; Greensboro Massacre; Berlin Wall; Cuba Solidarity with Africa; Take Action- Stop Rodney Reed Execution; Puerto Rico; Newsrooms Today; Next Climate Strike - Dec. 6...

Greg Abbott vs. Austin’s Homeless

Gus Bova The Texas Observer
As Texas’ governor promotes sensational stories of homeless violence and threatens a state crackdown, the people living on Austin’s streets tell a different story.

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