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June 8, 2021

Juneteenth celebrations across Texas in 2021

June 19, or Juneteenth, marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the Civil War had ended and the enslaved were now free. An estimated 250,000 enslaved people residing in Texas were informed of their freedom, two...
February 2, 2021

Events to celebrate Black History Month in Texas

Happy Black History Month, Texans! February is the month that we set aside to celebrate the history, experience, and culture of Black Americans, history that is often left out of school curriculums and history lessons. While the pandemic has made it...
January 18, 2021

We have failed to live King’s dream for us

It’s been more than 57 years since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech heralding the coming of racial and economic equality in America. This year, we will celebrate MLK Day in the middle of a national crisis driven...
December 18, 2020
Lina Hidalgo: Our 2020 Progressive Champion (Full Interview)

Lina Hidalgo: Our 2020 Progressive Champion

Progress Texas Advocacy Manager Diana Gómez interviewed the Progress Texas 2020 Progress Champion - Judge Lina Hidalgo. They chatted about how she has been holding up during the pandemic, how she innovated during the 2020 election, her advice for young...
September 24, 2020
Progress Texas 2020 Voter Guide

Progress Texas 2020 Voter Guide

Click here to find out what ID to bring and what's on your ballot The power of Texas voters has never been stronger than it is in 2020. Our state is at a tipping point: rapid population growth has resulted in rapid voter growth, which in turn has produced...