On Juneteenth, We’re Fighting to Teach the Truth of Our History with Race and Slavery as Extremists Try to Erase It

As the newest federal holiday signed in 2021 by President Biden, Juneteenth is slowly becoming a quotidian topic of conversation. June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth, can be described as America’s second independence day — marking the day that freed people from slavery in the furthest Confederate-controlled region of Texas. […]

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What Is a Special Session?

The 88th Texas Legislative Session adjourned, or ended, on Monday, May 29. So… we’re done here, right? Everyone gets to go home until 2025? 

Nope. The same day the session adjourned, Gov. Greg Abbott called for an immediate special session, stating “many critical items remain that must be passed.” […]

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