Kaylois Henry

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  • 14 years ago | Longform

    "Hair is not just expression It's a form of oppression regardless of what ignorant justifications they've taught you to think We all scared of the kink..." --from "Madam CJ" by Dallas-born poet Von, from The Slave Tree, Balance Books, 2000 It is a...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    Tamara Hughes is insulted that she should be sitting here in her parents' living room defending herself. She shouldn't have to be second-guessed or mocked. What happened to her was traumatic, almost deadly, but to police it may as well be fiction....

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    The summer daylight is just beginning to fade as Andy Emmons' pickup rumbles down a quaint residential street toward downtown Waxahachie. There isn't much traffic this evening, but what little there is gawks as Emmons goes by. Passing drivers do a...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    It's a weekend night, and Brandi, a honey-skinned, bitty-bodied woman in snakeskin shorts and go-go boots--just one step above hoochie-mama status--is holding forth on the finer points of man-hunting. While sitting at a nightclub table with her tw...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    Every seat in the meeting room of the Mansfield Historical Society was filled with uneasy occupants. Tension suffused the tiny space. The people jittered and shifted like popcorn kernels just about to explode. Around the walls, the faces of Mansfi...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    It is Sunday evening, and the church of the free market is in session. Joe Howard and Chevis King Jr. preach the word from their electronic pulpit--a biweekly radio show on KRLD-AM. This evening's sermon deals with what King calls "the exportation...