Irving Independent School District is playing games with 2010 census numbers that should handily introduce a Hispanic voice into the all-white school board, a failed Latino school-board candidate claims in federal court.
Manuel Benavidez, a retired American Airlines employee, who made unsuccessful ... More >>
A federal judge ruled Thursday that Farmers Branch's voting system is depriving the Latino population of representation on the City Council. City leaders have 60 days to address the violation of federal voting law.
Farmers Branch's ethnic history has been troubled over the last six years or so. The ... More >>
Can't say we didn't see this coming, but a pair of Dallas voters are alleging that the recently redrawn City Council districts illegally dilutes the Hispanic vote.
The city redrew its 14 council districts following the release of the 2010 Census. It adopted the final maps in October. According to a ... More >>
Domingo, Domingo, Domingo. You were named after the day of worship. Why do you always wind up using names against other people?
Yesterday, state Representative Rafael Anchia jumped on Dallas congressional candidate Domingo Garcia for calling a black opponent an "errand boy." In a press release, A ... More >>
Photo by Patrick Michelsâ€‹So far, there's been little indication that the council has any interest in reopening the debate over the new council-districts map approved (barely) on October 5 and dispatched to the Department of Justice three weeks later. As you may recall, six council members did ask ... More >>
Photos by Anna Merlanâ€‹As promised, the public comment period at this morning's Dallas City Council meeting featured several members of the Domingo Garcia-led Latino Redistricting Task Force . In the council briefing room, every chair was full, with many people wearing white-and-blue tees that read ... More >>