While leading storytelling workshops with Syrian refugee youth, I found myself unavoidably drawn into a spirited exchange in which some perceptions of religion and culture both encouraged and discouraged the pursuit of self-expression, creativity and communication.
These wine regions take you beyond the grapes, letting you taste, smell, and enjoy new vintages alongside first-class organic cuisine, rich Euro-American history, and picturesque scenery right in your backyard.
There are elected United States senators looking into a theory that the president of the United States is planning to invade Texas, which is in the United States. Right now, today, in 2015.
Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.
If I'd take the name "Dallas" out of this article, one might not think I was speaking about a city in Texas at all.
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.
Bernie Sanders deserves the Most Impressive Democrat award this week, because he threw his hat in the ring. No, he is not Elizabeth Warren. But, more importantly, he is running to become president, which she is not.
Going inside one of Detroit's best jazz clubs Cliff Bell's is always a bit of an escape into an air of the past. Beautifully restored from an era very far removed, it's history always kind of feels engrained within the walls.
Anthony "Tony" Podesta began lobbying in late 2013 on behalf of a company co-owned by ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum aiming to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the global market.
While in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants continues to be a hot issue, particularly in states like Texas, state legislatures across the country are now dealing with a new immigration related issue -- driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.
Grab some Alka-Seltzer, sip on a frozen margarita and order one of these 10 monstrosities.
My life is proof that we can change the future of thousands of youth forced into homelessness by simply valuing their lives, making investments into their futures, and recognizing that they are worth more than a few bucks and some leftover lunch. I am worth something -- and so is every other homeless youth.
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