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Granddaddy Lessons: How Black pride & Black joy fuel this year’s Juneteenth celebrations

June 18, 2020
A country where the most marginalized among us can thrive is a country where everyone thrives. And a country where only the most privileged can thrive will ultimately fall.
Juneteenth Texas

How Texans can celebrate Pride without parades

June 17, 2020
Parades may be cancelled, but no one can truly cancel Pride.

Following the Supreme Court’s LGBTQ ruling, Texas still needs a statewide nondiscrimination law

June 16, 2020
Texas should expand the protections guaranteed by the Supreme Court’s LGBTQ workplace discrimination ruling by passing a statewide nondiscrimination law.

Restoring trust and saving our democracy

June 15, 2020
If we could hope, what would we hope for? Trust begins in that hope.

Tips for protesting in Texas

June 11, 2020
Protesting is our right, but because of law enforcement’s unethical and violent treatment of protesters, here are some important steps to take to help ensure your safety and security.
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Juneteenth celebrations across Texas 2020

June 9, 2020
Juneteenth falls at an especially crucial moment in the fight for freedom and justice for Black Americans.
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A cage is no place for a human, let alone during a pandemic

June 9, 2020
CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 are impossible to adhere to within immigration detention centers.
McAllen Detention Center

After Texas’ month-long block, what does abortion care look like during COVID-19?

June 4, 2020
A global pandemic is not the time to restrict access to time-sensitive and essential health care, and yet, that’s exactly what Gov. Greg Abbott and indicted-AG Ken Paxton did when they blocked most abortions in the state, denouncing it as non-essential.
Abortion is essential Texas

How Texas laws fail to hold police accountable

June 3, 2020
Texas has a shameful history of police brutality, and unsurprisingly, our laws often prioritize police over the Texans they’re supposed to protect.

Facts about police violence in Texas

June 2, 2020
We must hold law enforcement accountable to protect Black Texans.