Politics

Calls for Grand Jury Reform Underway

As 2014 comes to a close, perhaps no story is bigger than those surrounding grand juries. A grand jury even handed down an indictment on the sitting Texas Governor, Rick Perry.

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Commissioner John Wiley Price Stirs Reparations Debate

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price stepped up to sponsor and pass a resolution to bring the issue back into the limelight at a time when Texans focus and celebrate Juneteenth – recognition for freedom and the extra 2.5 years of free duty and labor slaves gave to White Texans who failed to release Negros in conjunction with the original Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.

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The Ugly Face of Race in America

Even 149 years after the treaty signing at the Appomattox Courthouse between Robert E Lee and Gen. Ulysses Grant ending the U.S. Civil War, America still has issues with race. African-Americans have been in a constant battle for acceptance and equality and fair treatment.

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Lisa Fritsch to run for Governor

The 2014 race for the position of Governor of Texas is shaping up to be a fierce showdown between Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat underdog darling Wendy Davis.Lisa Fritsch, recently announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for governor of Texas. She stated, “Texas, you are beautiful, you are strong, and you are true.

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