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Stone-Cold Racism, Strong Reporting and Self-Reflection

Two weeks ago on a busy, mid-50 degrees Wednesday morning — chilly by Texas standards — I was attending a policy briefing at the Texas State Capitol. Afterward, I joined a Capitol staffer for a two-block walk for some coffee. Two things happened to me that morning within a minute of each other that highlighted… Continue reading Stone-Cold Racism, Strong Reporting and Self-Reflection

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Legends | FAREWELL: Editor-In-Chief closes with a sentimental feature

Joel “Joey” A. Gonzalez and me at a family friend’s daughter’s quinceañera in 2014. This piece was originally published in Hilltop Views. My four-year routine of reserving Monday nights for contributing to weekly print editions of Hilltop Views ended this week. Crowded together on computer screens, my staff and I work through writing, designing and… Continue reading Legends | FAREWELL: Editor-In-Chief closes with a sentimental feature