Texas Observer Magazine - July/August 2019
Where the Bodies Are Buried
Unearthing the legacy of an East Texas massacre.
by Michael Barajas
Forgotten in the Fields
Forced farmworker labor hides in plain sight across Texas.
by Dana Ullman
The Butterfly Effect
Native milkweed can save monarchs — if you know how to grow it.
by Lindsay Stafford Mader
The Clothes that Make the Man
San Antonio artist Jose Villalobos reinvents symbols of macho norteño culture.
by Michael Agresta
The director of an El Paso migrant shelter says the city should step up.
Interviewed by Gus Bova
How a small-town jail became a top-notch museum.
by Christopher Collins
The Book Report: King of the Mississippi
Skewering Houston’s corporate culture.
by David Duhr
When the KKK came to Seadrift.
by Rose Cahalan
Texas Workers Are Dying on the Job at Alarming Rates