Tag Archives: Dick J. Reavis
Here’s a day when we can all say, ‘Liar, liar, pants on fire.’ By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2019 June 14 is Donald Trump’s birthday and it deserves celebration — as National Liars Day. … finish reading :
An immodest proposal
It’s time to wear our colors as we work to help finish the Civil War. By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | July 12, 2015 In a recent book about the Southern Civil Rights Movement, professor, SNCC veteran, … finish reading :
We are the New Union Army!
Charlie, who was well-known around the UT campus in late-’60s Austin, ‘was a lefty, but always a heretic.’ By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2015 Charlie Saulsberry, 70, a familiar figure on the UT-Austin campus … finish reading :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70
Herbert Hoover and Barack Obama: Peas in a pod? Image from Decline of the Empire.The more things change…The Obama tax compromiseBy Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / December 13, 2010 The story below is from the January 3, … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Are Hoover and Obama Peas in a Pod?
Above, Dick Reavis now. Photo from San Antonio Current. Below, Dick Reavis then, in 1966 demonstration by Sexual Freedom League on University of Texas campus. Montage image scanned from The Daily Texan.The conspiracy in an Austin attic:My first rad-confab I … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : The Conspiracy in the Attic
But his take is a bit romantic…Bruce Watson’s Freedom Summer a page turner By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / July 16, 2010 [Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy, by … finish reading BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis : Bruce Watson’s ‘Freedom Summer: The Savage Season…’
A worrisome message from Nicholas Carr:What The Shallows means for the left By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / July 10, 2010 [The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr (Norton, 2010; Hardcover, … finish reading BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis on ‘The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains’
Costumed Klansmen plying their trade. Image from University of North Carolina.The true story:David Crockett and the KKK in San Antonio By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 During a bout of recent microfilm reading in … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : How Davy Crockett Really Died
El Monstruo:John Ross’ history of MexicoA must read for Texans The problem with any informed accounting of Mexico is that its historical figures, like assassins, are often deadly, swift, and seemingly mad. By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog … finish reading BOOKS / ‘El Monstruo : Dread and Redemption in Mexico City’
Erykah Badu (right) at nine years, with her sister Nayrok, six, in Dallas in 1980. Badu contributed to Texas Monthly‘s special edition. Photo from Texas Monthly.Signs of a new inclusiveness?Texas Monthly‘s special edition By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’