At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.
Next week, President Obama will journey to the tiny town of Moneygall, where his great great great grandfather once lived. The BBC’s Marsk Simpson reports that the town’s 298 residents are busy preparing for the president’s visit.
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From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.