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Anti-Defamation League

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    The Top 20 Houston Concerts of 2013

    Black Flag Walters, August 26 Not a heck of a lot of complimentary things have been said about Black Flag's 2013 "reunion," and when fans arrived at Walters in August to discover stage barricades and signs warning against stage-diving and photography, odds weren't looking terrific. But when the hy ... More >>

  • Music

    November 21, 2013

    Started From the Bottom

    Rap superstar Drake performs in his spiritual hometown.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Bun B & the Houston Symphony's "Concert Against Hate" at Jones Hall, 11/14/2013

    "Concert Against Hate" Houston Symphony feat. Bun B Jones Hall November 14, 2013 Thursday afternoon, Bernard Freeman paces nervously backstage at Jones Hall during rehearsals for the evening's program. "This isn't your normal House of Blues show," he proclaims. The scope of this performance is ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Bun B For Mayor: Could This Ever Be a Thing?

    Last week Houston voters re-elected Annise Parker as the city's mayor by a wide enough margin that no runoff was necessary. According to the Los Angeles Times (which noticed), Parker defeated her main rival, attorney Ben Hall, by 57 percent to 27 percent, which even apolitical types recognize as an ... More >>

  • Music

    October 3, 2013

    The New Sasha Fierce

    Houston is "Crazy In Love" with drag performer Tyoncé Moore.

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Trill In a Tux: Bun B Opens Up On November's Houston Symphony Gig

    "It's more than a concert. It's a celebration of what we stand for. Of what we believe in. Of the values we share. And it's a first for Houston" -- Bun B, at Wednesday's press conference Bernard Freeman sits nervously at the head table in a room full of wealthy, powerful, and influential Houstonian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Bun B, Houston Symphony Join Forces to Fight the Haters

    When last we saw Bun B, the Buddha of Gulf Coast rap also dubbed "Houston's unofficial mayor" - by us, yes, but it fits, don't it? - was all smiles as usual. Saturday afternoon the ever-trill UGK rapper's countenance beamed as he shook hands, posed for pictures, and signed autographs at Cactus Music ... More >>

  • Film

    August 29, 2013
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    April 25, 2013

    UPDATED: Hard-Right Group Wants to Push Broad Religious Exemptions into State Constitution

    When Texas first passed its Religious Freedom Act in 1999, Scott Hochberg, then a Democratic State Representative, found a strange ally. Texas Right to Life, a pro-life organization still extant, had consistently stood opposite Hochberg's legislation never testified for Hochberg's legislation -- the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    (UPDATED) Burn the Lies: CNN Calls Hatebreed a "White Power" Act

    If you would have told me 15 years ago that CNN and Hatebreed would be butting heads, I wouldn't have believed you, but that's where we are in 2012. This week, in the wake of Sunday's tragic Sikh temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, news outlets reported that gunman, Wade Michael Page, a 40-ye ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 19, 2012

    Why Do Mexicans Paint Murals on Lowriders?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!!] And why do they love scratch-off Lotto tickets?

  • News

    December 22, 2011

    Mistaken Identities

    Being a Sikh means you get called a terrorist because your hair is bound up in a turban on your head. Now imagine being a Sikh teenager in Texas, where if you follow your faith you'll never blend in.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Whole Foods: "We Should Not Highlight Ramadan"

    No "Ramadan Mubarak" wishes this year from Whole Foods.​Under pressure from right-wing bloggers who blindly associate Ramadan and Muslims with terrorism and burqas, Whole Foods has sent an email to its stores across the United States in which it specifically tells stores not to promote Ramadan ... More >>

  • News

    January 20, 2011

    The Wheel World

    Readers share their bike messenger stories.

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    FAIR-y Tales

    Russell Pearce and Other Illegal-Immigration Populists Rely on Misleading, Right-Wing Reports to Scapegoat Immigrants and Terrify Penny-Pinched Americans.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Jersey Shore: Exile In Guidoville

    ​MTV has a great deal to answer for -- reducing our attention span to half-second jump cuts and paving the way for American Idol for starters -- but the network still erroneously referred to as Music Television might have finally trumped itself in sheer loathsomeness with their latest foray into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    No Bitching This Time: Aeros Earn A Good-Guys Award

    Photo courtesy AHLThe Aeros' Brandon Rogers, good guyIt seems like I usually use this forum to bitch and moan about sports.  So today I thought I would do something a little different. The Houston Aeros are being honored by the City and by the Anti-Defamation League this afternoon at City Hall, ... More >>

  • News

    January 15, 2009

    Quanell X

    The Houston activist says he's dumped the hate

  • Culture

    November 23, 2006
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    January 19, 2006
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    December 15, 2005

    Don't Worry, Be Happy

    HISD parents want information about possible changes in the GT/Vanguard program. The administration calls any fears baseless.

  • News

    January 27, 2005

    Love It, Fear It

    A Brit flourishes by studying Houston

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    Parts Unknown

    Did Donnie Riley kill Tarron Dixon, or was he shooting at someone else in a different Houston neighborhood that night 13 years ago?

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    What He Said

    Houston's new top cop may bring his own language barrier

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    No Haters Here

    OrchestraX plays for peace

  • Culture

    January 23, 2003

    Blood Money

    Why John Cusack wouldn't do anything till he made this Hitler movie

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Fueling the Ire

    Despite downpours and dwindling diesel, the Klan tries to mount a soggy comeback

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    A Split Decision

    Jones High gets to keep Principal Lawrence Allen but loses its prestigious Vanguard program

  • News

    March 22, 2001

    Road Hog

    Tick off these drivers and prepare to die, or at least to wake up to a gigantic mess in your front yard

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Breaking Bigotry

    Some schools won't hear of intolerance; others just don't want to listen

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    GOP Inc.

    How "Scary" Gary Polland turned his party apparatus into a political slot machine

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Keeping the Faith

    Houston Jews and Christians favor peaceful coexistence

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Calling Jews to Jesus

    Southern Baptists go on a not-so-kosher search to convert Jews to Christ

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    August 27, 1998
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    November 27, 1997
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    October 23, 1997
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    October 16, 1997
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    August 7, 1997
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    July 18, 1996
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    July 27, 1995

    The Sound and the Fury

    Talk radio's Rob Thorn warns of the New World Order and impending apocalypse. The Texas Constitutional Militia is listening.

  • News

    June 22, 1995

    God, Guns & Kombucha

    Is Steve Stockman a committed crackpot, or just a hapless goofball?

  • News

    October 13, 1994

    Candidate

    With big bucks and blessings from on high, Eugene Fontenot comes out from behind his wall to buy a seat in Congress

  • News

    August 4, 1994

    Hotze In the Media Fun House

    Rest easy: he doesn't want the state to kill gays

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