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From NPR's Latino USA: Blood and Betrayal in the Southwest

Latino USA | Posted 03.16.2017 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

The Southwest was once a part of Mexico, but that doesn't mean that Mexicans have always felt welcome there. Land disputes led to segregation, discrimination and even state-sanctioned violence. Latino USA looks into the history of resistance leaders like Juan Cortina and Reies López Tijerina, the dark side of the Texas Rangers and school segregation in an episode dedicated to the often untold history of blood and betrayal in the Southwest.

The Civil War's Forgotten Battlefield

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 05.03.2016 | Travel
Mark Yzaguirre

In many ways, the Battle of Palmito Ranch was a minor battle over the much larger issues that would define the political terms in North America in the middle of the 19th Century.

A Forgotten Battle in Texas

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 10.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Mark Yzaguirre

August 18, 2013 is the 200th anniversary of a battle that has largely been forgotten, but which could have turned North American history in a very different direction.

Texas Schools Lesson Depicts Boston Tea Party As Act Of Terrorism

Posted 11.26.2012 | Education

Some Texas parents are upset over a history lesson that depicts the Boston Tea Party as an act of terrorism. The historical protest against taxati...

The Dallas Fed and Too-Big-to-Fail

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Texas survived and again prospered, but in politicians like Rick Perry and Ron Paul it still displays a broad populist streak that includes enthusiastically bashing the Fed.

PHOTOS: 10 Historic Texas Attractions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

With the arrival of Texas Independence Day, we're taking a look at some serious Texas history. From Sam Houston defeating Santa Anna to Ozzy Ozbourne ...

Conservatives Trying To Rewrite History In Texas Schools

The Texas Tribune | Brian Thevenot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In three grueling sessions last year, a nine-member curriculum committee appointed by members of the State Board of Education met to hammer out which ...

Living and Dying American

Stephen Herrington | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen Herrington

Back then a typical Republican was to the left of the Clintons. Nixon was a transition. It took Reagan to really define the world in which we now live, in which merit is no longer of value.