The State Board of Education has failed once again to provide Texas public schools with the resources they need to create courses in Mexican American studies. We just sent out the following press release:… Read More

Clergy who are part of Texas Believes, a project of the Texas Freedom Network and Equality Texas, are among nearly 1,300 faith leaders from across the country who have signed on to a brief calling on the U.S. Supreme Court not to turn religious freedom into a license to discriminate. Read the press release.… Read More

This summer's legislative special session brought more harmful anti-abortion laws to Texas. Our partners at the National Partnership for Women & Families have a recap of just how bad the session was for women's reproductive health care. Check out the following post from Sarah Lipton-Lubet, vice president for reproductive health and rights at the National Partnership. Read More

Americans across the country are calling for the removal of statues that lie about the Confederacy and glorify its “heroes." But whitewashing the Confederacy's racist history goes far beyond statues, especially in Texas.… Read More

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is -- predictably -- criticizing a decision by the University of Texas to remove statues of Confederate Civil War leaders from honored spaces on its Austin campus. He is in desperate need of a history lesson. Read More