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The Texas Rangers' lore spurred cultural fawning and sports namesakes that have long masked a history of violence and racism

This year's prevalent and ongoing protests against police brutality have sparked calls for the Rangers' name to be stricken from the modern-day Texas Department of Public Safety investigative agency, North Texas’ Major League Baseball team and college mascots.

Arlinda Valencia, 68, holds a photograph taken in 1918 of her great-grandfather Longino Flores, left, great-grandmother Juan…
Dr. John Morán González, director of the Center for Mexican American Studies and associate professor at the English Departme…
Former Land Commissioner  and State Sen. Jerry Patterson holds up a Winchester Model 1895 carbine, a model favored by the Te…

The role of media

Reforming Texas history curricula

Dr. John Morán González, director of the Center for Mexican American Studies and associate professor at the English Departme…

Modern issues

Arlinda Valencia, 68, holds a photograph taken in 1918 of her great-grandfather Longino Flores, left, great-grandmother Juan…

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