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What Do We Teach About the Confederacy in Schools?

Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court is currently grappling with whether Texas was wrong to reject a specialty license plate displaying the Confederate battle flag. As modern day battles over what the flag and other Confederate symbols mean go on, students in Houston classrooms continue to learn and discuss the history and legacy of the Confederacy in […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Affirmative Action, Confederate License Plates & Gov. Perry’s Boots: The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From an appeals court ruling in favor of the University of Texas in an affirmative action lawsuit, to a ruling that favored a group wanting Texas to issue license plates that depict the Confederate flag, to Gov. Perry trading in his cowboy boots for more comfortable shoes: it’s The Good The Bad and The Ugly of […]