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Texas Demographics

Texas Latinos and the Politics of Change

Patricia D. López | Posted 11.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Patricia D. López

In Texas' current climate, where Latinos comprise over half of all public school students, how one addresses this young, low-income demographic is more an issue of politics than mere data.

Not Rick Perry's Texas

Ann Beeson | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Ann Beeson

Because of its sheer size, Texas has the ability to change the direction of the country. Despite the current Tea Party stranglehold and lackluster Democrats, that change is more and more likely to trend progressive.

Texas Universities Are Challenged As Demographics Shift

nytimes.com | REEVE HAMILTON and JON MARCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In August, 60 years after the University of Texas admitted its first black student, the school welcomed the first freshman class in which white studen...