Who is Harriet Tubman and why is she going on the $20?

The U.S. Treasury said it will put abolitionist leader and feminist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, responding to a public campaign to put...

North East school board votes to keep Robert E. Lee name on school

North East Independent School District Trustees voted Dec. 7, 2015 to keep the name of Robert E. Lee High School, five months after a...

Statements on Confederate monuments in San Antonio

Mayor Taylor’s Statement on Confederate Monuments SAN ANTONIO (July 9, 2015) — “Slavery and the Civil War are part of the American legacy...

The Edge: July 14

The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead on local news. Move to change Robert E. Lee High School’s name

Petition: Rename high school after civil rights activist George W. Lee

I started a petition to rename San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High School in 2015 after seeing the suggestion by former Mayor Juliån Castro on...

Soldier's Joy: Novel of ex-Confederate soldiers' 1865 Texas gold heist

 Journalist David McLemore has just published the eBook, "Soldier's Joy," a novel inspired by a little-known but spectacular...