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More Black Americans live in Texas than any other state. Two years after George Floyd’s murder, many reconsider their future here.

In interviews, Black Texans expressed frustration over uneven progress, restrictions on teaching about racism in public schools and limitations on ...
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Drought and record-breaking heat spur a South Texas water crisis

A century of enterprise brought the Rio Grande to its brink. Now authorities are “praying for a hurricane” as reservoirs ...
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Paul Burka, Texas political journalism titan and “soul” of Texas Monthly newsroom, dies at 80

“He understood Texas and Texas politics better than anyone ever has,” former Texas Monthly editor Bill Broyles said. “There won’t ...
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Texas school ratings show improvement compared to 2019, but those in poorer neighborhoods still lag

This year’s TEA ratings were done differently than in previous years. Instead of the usual A-F ratings, which were last ...
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What you can expect from our elections coverage

The Texas Tribune’s coverage of elections seeks to empower informed participation in our democracy. We hope to achieve that in ...
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