Tag Archives: Alice Embree

Alice Embree :
IN MEMORIAM | Recent passages: JoAnn Mulert, Pat Cramer,
Gregg Barrios, and Steve Russell

Sometimes they happen in quick succession. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 30, 2021 Sometimes the passages happen in such quick succession. This has been a summer of such passages with four friends and colleagues who were … Continue reading

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SHARON SHELTON :
BOOKS | Alice Embree’s ‘Voice Lessons’

This important book tells the story of Alice Embree’s struggle to be heard at a time when women were especially marginalized. By Sharon Shelton | The Rag Blog | August 26, 2021          Voice Lessons by Alice Embree (Briscoe Center for … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
THE VOTE | Free the vote and the governor’s hostages

Rev. William Barber of the Poor People’s Campaign led a four-day march from Georgetown. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | August 4, 2021 The Austin American-Statesman headlined their story on July 1: “Republicans counter Willie Nelson, Beto O’Rourke … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
THE VOTE | Voter suppression in Texas

It’s all wrapped in a thin white sheet called ‘voter integrity,’ but you can call it Jim Crow Revisited. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 25, 2021 AUSTIN — Texas is one of the hardest states to … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
POLITICAL CRIME | Ken Paxton and the Three ‘Enemigos’

Charting the flagrant abuse of power by Texas’ indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | February 13, 2021 AUSTIN — Indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is getting star billing in the crime genre, … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
MIXED MEDIA | The not so funny comics of indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | December 5, 2020 The Great Pen Caper: In 2013 Ken Paxton picked up a $1,000 Montblanc pen from a Collin County metal detector tray. Fifteen months later, after being identified by a … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
REPORT | Houston’s historic underground newspaper…

…on the really small screen. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 25, 2020 Space City News hit the streets of Houston in June 1969, but got a name change when a UFO group informed the paper they … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
ENVIRONMENT | Sherwood Bishop, heroic San Marcos trailblazer

Founder of the San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance and our New Journalism Project colleague wins major national award. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | October 29, 2020 SAN MARCOS, Texas — Sherwood Bishop, ever humble, says it is a … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
HISTORY | The original blueprint was white men.

The racist and sexist roots of the Electoral College. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | October 1, 2020 AUSTIN — Perhaps it is obvious, but it bears repeating. The Founding Fathers were men. They envisioned a democracy run … Continue reading

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Julie Fleming y Alice Embree :
EL VOTO | Salirse de la línea para la democracia

Por Julie Fleming y Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | 1 de septembre, 2020 Leer este artículo en inglés. La votación temprana comienza en 43 días en Texas. Si usted ya solicitó una papeleta por correo, es probable que … Continue reading

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Julie Fleming and Alice Embree :
THE VOTE | What you need to know about voting in Texas

Step out of line for democracy By Julie Fleming and Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 1, 2020 Read this article in Spanish. AUSTIN — In 43 days early voting begins in Texas. If you requested a ballot … Continue reading

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Alice Embree and Julie Fleming :
THE VOTE | Step out of line for democracy!

This is the most important election of our lives. By Alice Embree and Julie Fleming | The Rag Blog | August 4, 2020 AUSTIN — Get ready to step out of line for democracy for the national election on November … Continue reading

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