No other family of music artists like the forebears of a legendary name - Hank Williams - have captured the heart of what it means to be a country outlaw, a Southern rebel, a despicable bastard in the eyes of our more uppity brothers and sisters. Three generations of this inglorious family have domi ... More >>
New laws in dozens of states could take out Barack Obama this fall.
It looks like Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, long a puppet of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, finally has hit the Price wall. Jenkins has stopped action on the appointment of Price protégé Aaron McCarthy, aka Aaron Michaels, to the county's "homeland security advisory committee," w ... More >>
Valentine's Day means chocolate, Thanksgiving means turkey and Martin Luther King Jr. Day means somebody gets in trouble for serving fried chicken. Last year, the Denver Public Schools issued an apology for putting "Southern-style chicken" and collard greens on its cafeteria menu under the h ... More >>
Russell Pearce and Other Illegal-Immigration Populists Rely on Misleading, Right-Wing Reports to Scapegoat Immigrants and Terrify Penny-Pinched Americans.
The NCAA might wipe off the SMU dust and fire up ol' Sparky one more time. Since the NCAA sentenced SMU’s football program to the death penalty 22 years ago, the organization has admitted its error by pardoning more than 30 schools that committed similarly egregious violations. Thanks to ... More >>
Another historic emblem of black Dallas stands on the brink
A civil rights legend speaks
Copper theft's all the rage these days, especially among folks stealing the stuff for quick drug money. Ask the city council in Montgomery, Alabama, which last week adopted an ordinance that requires folks who buy scrap metal to electronically send a daily report to police. Or Dean Wallace and Angel ... More >>
Bill Rossell had two dreams: owning a bar and running a baseball team. The first dream came true. The second is about to. Somebody wake him.
What's in a name? A lot of ugly history, at least when it comes to Jefferson Davis Elementary.
Onetime fly jock Tom Joyner has landed a radio deal with Corporate America that is making him the conscience of the black community
Will he die in prison for the sins of the plantation?
The Enloes are Republic of Texas stalwarts, but they don't go for hostage-taking. They prefer using bogus money orders to battle "the eight banking families that control the world."