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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This photo has hung in my dad’s apartment for as long as I can remember.  I’ve never asked him about it because it’s presence always seemed self explanatory. 181 more words

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Police: Man With Cane Fights Officers In Dairy Queen, Threatens To Kill Them

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BROWNSVILLE (KDKA) – Police say a man at a Fayette County Dairy Queen attacked police officers with his cane and threatened to kill them Sunday afternoon. 335 more words


Woman Charged After Altercation In Brooklyn Home Turns Deadly

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman is facing charges after an altercation turned deadly in a home in Brownsville, Brooklyn late Friday.

Neighbors say they’ve heard arguing coming from a two-story house on Howard Avenue before, but they never paid much attention to it. 131 more words


Through The Bars

The train stations in Brownsville have recently been remodeled but I can’t figure out the logic behind the remodel.  In the freezing temps people stand on a platform with metal seats and mesh windows that let the cold air blow onto the people standing on the platform. 61 more words


Undocumented, Tejano, and Unafraid. Meet Over, a Campaign Manager who is putting it all on the line.

This is Ovèr Garcia, Dreamer, UTRGV Senior, and Campaign Manager for the Alonzo for Texas Campaign.

As a DACA recipient and spending the last three years in the Valley I’ve personally seen the constant fear in the eyes of our immigrant brothers and sisters, experienced firsthand discrimination, and seen a generation of my friends unemployed and collect mass college debt, and an economy that has been built since the Reagan Era to make it 10x harder for people of color to reach their highest potential. 489 more words


Doris I. Fox

February 3, 1924-December 26, 2017

Doris I. Fox, age 93, Joplin, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at the Communities of the Wildwood.

Doris was born February 3, 1924 in Brownsville, Texas, daughter of the late Julius C. 127 more words