Confederate statues and plaques, the naming of schools and streets after Confederate leaders, and license plates honor a one-sided history.
The school district plans to auction 1,000 items from Robert E. Lee High School including apparel, art mosaics, and the school mascot.
With the NEISD board’s decision finalized, Lee students are now faced with the challenge of coming up with a new name for their school.
These acts of reconciliation represent only a beginning. More work remains to be done in San Antonio, across Texas, and the South.
Trustees of the North East Independent School District voted unanimously in a special meeting Tuesday to rename Robert E. Lee High School.
Thank you from a Borderlander in South Texas to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu for his efforts to “make straight a wrong turn” by removing four Confederate-era monuments from his city.
Oliver Hill, 81, grew up in segregated San Antonio.
Architectural and design renderings can be a powerful tool when trying to communicate a vision for what something should become.
The Bexar County Commissioners Court voted on Tuesday to remove two Confederate markers from Bexar County grounds.