Police Brutality Alive and Well in Houston: Teen Battered [Video]

By: Sunday February 6, 2011 8:00 am

This is a child who at the time of this battery was suspected of being involved in a home burglary along with three other suspects. The other three had been under surveillance; Holley was seen exiting a townhome with two of the suspects. When the police gave chase, Holley ran — and what appears in this video is the outcome of that chase.

 

Houston Mayor-Elect Annise Parker: “The World Is Changing”

By: Friday January 1, 2010 7:00 am

On my call with her, Parker talked about how electing gay candidates has at this stage become easier than voting through gay issues at the ballot box.

Gay Mayor in Houston? Could Very Well Be…

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 12:55 pm

You’d never know it from reading the RNC talking points at Politico or the Washington Post, but guess what: Houston, Texas — a historically-conservative city in a historically-conservative state — is on the verge of getting its first openly-gay mayor. What’s more is that she was by no means the only progressive or trailblazing major candidate in the race.

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