Fast-Growing New Braunfels Holds Onto Its German Heritage and River Recreation

December 29, 2022 | By Omar L. Gallaga

El Campo’s Agricultural Abundance on the Coastal Prairie

December 23, 2021 | By Heather Brand

Extraordinary Texans

August 6, 2015 | By Clayton Maxwell

This year’s lineup of Extraordinary Texans possesses the brio and gratitude of Texans who love what they do.

Viva Luis!

September 11, 2014 | By Gene Fowler

The eyes of five-year-old Luis Jiménez filled with wonder the day in 1945 he stood before the dramatic works of los tres grandes muralistas—Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros—at Mexico City’s Museo de Bellas Artes.

Barbara Jordan: The Great Texas Orator

August 22, 2012 | By Claire Ronner

As the first African-American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from the deep South, Barbara Jordan faced adversity on her road to success, but she did not let society’s limits define her.

Barbara Jordan Remembered

August 22, 2012 | By Claire Ronner

With her passing in 1996, Barbara Jordan became the first African American to be buried in the Texas State Cemetery in Austin, an honor for which she advocated for African Americans while in the Texas State Senate. Her grave rests behind that of Stephen F. Austin.

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