Bullock Texas State History Museum Announces New Exhibit LIFE AND DEATH ON THE BORDER 1910-1920

  State-sanctioned racial violence on the Mexico-Texas border against Mexican Americans from 1910 through 1920 was some of the worst violence ever perpetrated in this country.  It prompted a struggle for justice and civil rights.    Life and Death on the Border 1910-1920 re-examines the events and context through a display of rare artifacts, photographic…


Texas Employee Rights & Laws

Find information about employment discrimination and complaints that Texas Workforce Commission handles:  unpaid wage claims, minimum wage, and child labor laws and complaints. Explore labor law and other rules and regulations governing discrimination in Texas. (Photo by Marjorie Kamys Cotera) Discrimination Complaints Find information on employment discrimination complaint resolution, procedures, deadlines and more. Learn about:  …


A book on Dallas’ Racial Divide

The Most Dangerous Book in Dallas How an out-of-print title about the city’s racial divide is making a comeback. BY PETER SIMEKFROM D MAGAZINE MAY 2015 When Jim Schutze was working at the Dallas Times Herald, in the mid-’80s, he wrote a book called The Accommodation, a history of the city’s racial politics that has…


Carlos Kevin Blanton authors new biography

Integration Hero and Education Legend George I. Sanchez Gets a New Biography by Ronnie Dugger Published on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at 12:10 CST Scholar-activist George I. Sanchez was an effective, relentless and cantankerous Hispanic leader in the fights against the rank racism leveled at Mexican-Americans in New Mexico and Texas from the 1930s through…

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