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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 27, 2017
Despite a call from Congressman Lloyd Doggett asking them not to do it, immigration officials left 50 Central American women and children stranded at the San Antonio bus station on Aug. 25 as Hurricane Harvey approached the city. Sister Sharon Alterdorf, a member of the Interfaith Welcome Coalition, said the move by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) stranded the asylum-seeking refugees inside the station because bus service was halted due to the storm.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 24, 2017
Trinity University students, faculty and local residents gathered for a Solidarity Vigil on Aug. 21, 2017  near Miller Fountain on the campus to show support for people affected by Charlottesville and other recent events. The gathering, organized by the Trinity University Humanities Collective, was also to show "ongoing commitment to the humanistic combination of scholarship with allyship and advocacy."
Written by SUIVES on Aug 21, 2017
Tearing down monuments is an old American tradition – one of the oldest. Listen to the story with a video slideshow: The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. Five days later, they held the first public reading in New York City, where George Washington was camped with his soldiers in Bowling Green Park.
Written by Joseph Tucker on Aug 21, 2017
By Joseph Tucker Increased raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Border Patrol agents are frightening women away from the only reproductive health clinic in the Rio Grande Valley, according to a reproductive rights advocate.
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 13, 2017
by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune   It’s supposed to be God, not government, that decides when a Catholic church that’s been welcoming parishioners since 1899 should burn its last candle.