The 1973 death of Santos Rodriguez was almost unspeakably barbaric. The 12-year-old and his brother David were picked up from their grandparents' house in what was then Little Mexico (now Uptown) in the early hours of July 24 and taken to a Fina station on Cedar Springs Road, where someone had just ... More >>
There was going to be a rally last night one way or the other. Local activists had scheduled the Dallas Day of Decision Rally for 7 p.m. of whatever day the Supreme Court issued its ruling on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, and depending on how those decisions went the rally would eit ... More >>
So who is this Democrat judge, Lena Levario, who not only stands up to Democratic Party golden boy Craig Watkins, our embattled district attorney, but holds him in contempt of court? Does she not understand the most basic tenet of Dallas County Democratic Party philosophy -- that Dr. King died so th ... More >>
Unfair Park and Barack Obama, together at lastWhat's that? You want another redistricting item? Well, then, you are so in luck. Anna too, since she's got some place to be at 9 tomorrow morning.The city has not yet sent to the Department of Justice the new map of council districts approved by the ... More >>
Patrick MichelsA pro-Palestine rally at Dealey Plaza on Friday afternoon ended with a march to Memorial Park, a show of solidarity with activists trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza. You'll find more photos in our slide show. The long war over Gaza played out in miniature down at Dealey Plaza ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsMayor Tom Leppert injected some pomp into the street sign changeover, along with city council members Steve Salazar, Delia Jasso and Tennell Atkins.Two years and a million misfires ago, local Latino groups began a push to rename a street in Dallas in honor of Cesar Chavez ... More >>
Illustration by Brian StaufferWith little fanfare and hardly any spectators, the trial in the case of Graciela McKay vs. DISD wraps up this week in U.S. District Court, with a verdict expected as early as tomorrow. McKay is the Preston Hollow teacher who filed a federal lawsuit against the district ... More >>
Diversity be damned. You want to rename Industrial Boulevard, it better "market" the city.
Hispanic evangelical leaders join to push for compassionate immigration reform
Hispanic leaders on DISD's payroll go mum about segregation at Preston Hollow
Latino activist Carlos Quintanilla's combative style makes enemies, even among his friends
Minutemen train their sights on a new target: Hispanic day laborers
Did the Latino vote push Democrats over the top?
A new gay LULAC chapter fights discrimination on two fronts
Buzz gets his jollies keeping tabs on 2005's naughty and nice guys. OK, mostly naughty.
The Minutemen are ready to patrol Texas' border. Are we ready for them?
Plus: Unripe Banana Case
Ludwig lends a little spark to an otherwise snooze-worthy mayoral race
In a school district that still sees the city in terms of black and white, Hispanics say their children are robbed of a fair share
Politics and mismanagement closed the books on the city's anti-gang program, but try telling this South Dallas fixture the problem's solved
Man with the Plan DISD's New Math
Rich and poor find a common enemy in plans for a bigger McKinney airport
They the people; Free stuff
The problems at Silberstein Elementary--too few bilingual teachers, a PTA divided, tensions between black administrators and Hispanic parents--are a microcosm of the issues DISD faces districtwide
Dallas Hispanic Republicans fight historic allegiances -- and a few slashed tires
An uneasy mix of stereotypes and commerce helps prompt Deep Ellum's cruising ban
LULAC's show of support for Dr. Yvonne Gonzalez hides a bitter feud within the ranks
East Dallas day laborers must relocate to a new corner, but doing so might be costly...for them
With Hispanics the majority among Dallas schoolchildren and a Latino superintendent in their corner, Jesse Diaz and other activists say