It's hard being an American Idol contestant. It's hard enough to perform for judges, with an audience behind them, and an even bigger one unseen that's analyzing every gesture and head nod. It's hard knowing you're performing on a show that's almost old enough to be a teenager, which is venerable in ... More >>
The recent police shooting on Dixon Circle and the circumstances surrounding provided a reminder, if one was needed, that Dallas has large pockets of extremely concentrated poverty. As CitySquare's Gerald Britt wrote, average income in that particular ZIP code is $8,000 per year and has all the prob ... More >>
Oh, damn. Now white people are going to have to defend themselves on a second front. First it was the Mexicans swarming into the country and out-working us. Now the Asians are coming here in droves and out-smarting us.
What's left for whites? Bowling?
The big news in immigration today is a new Pew ... More >>
You've likely noticed that gas stations have been changing the numbers on their signs to reflect an increasingly more expensive product, over and over again. As prices creep around the $4 mark while campaign season stirs, and energy continues its rise to the top tier of our national concerns, views ... More >>
These days it seems as though both political parties are doing everything they can to disenfranchise one of the fastest-growing demographics in the country: Hispanics.
While the GOP ratchets up anti-immigrant rhetoric and champions Arizona-style immigration legislation, the Obama administration rac ... More >>
Mix it with a cherry Slurpee -- instant sangria!Thanksgiving celebrants who are still fretting about which wine to serve with their turkey feasts will no doubt be pleased to know 7-Eleven's put three new private-label varietals on its shelves.
The convenience store chain this week introduced ... More >>