The Permian Basin Is Booming With Oil. But at What Cost to West Texans?

Sure, a few busy barbers earned $180,000 in one year, and a local Dominos sold more pizzas in its first week than any other grand opening in the chain’s history, but that doesn’t do regular folks much good when roads have become dangerous, crime increased, schools can’t retain teachers, and people who earn over $20 an hour can’t afford to rent an apartment.

Source: Texas Monthly
Published: May 29, 2019
Length: 23 minutes (5,895 words)

The Jackie Robinson of Rodeo

Christian Wallace profiles Myrtis Dightman, the first black cowboy to qualify for the Professional Rodeo Association National Finals.

Source: Texas Monthly
Published: Jun 22, 2018
Length: 35 minutes (8,866 words)