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Cascading Grief

For James Robinson, 1987-2022. For millions of Black people across history. I learned of James’ death on an elevated portion of I-35 near downtown Austin. Up to that point, being suspended from the ground matched the mood of the evening. … Continue reading

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Update: Publicly Holding the Staff of the Texas Board of Law Examiners Accountable for Anti-Black Racism

Thank you all so much for the outpouring of love and support as I shared the details of my arduous ordeal to become a Texas attorney. On January 10, 2022, I submitted a formal complaint to the executive director of … Continue reading

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Most Popular Vox Populi Posts for 2021

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At the end of each year, I enjoy compiling a list of the Vox Vopuli posts which attracted the most viewers. This year, for the first time, I’m also noting the single most popular post…

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On Becoming a Texas Lawyer

I recited the required oath and officially became a Texas lawyer on November 30, 2021. After starting the process in 2019, and delaying it a few times to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, I sat for the Texas Bar in February … Continue reading

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A Lesson for Thirty

New decade, same fundamental driving force.
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Andrew Reginald Hairston: Husky Boy

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  . People of a certain age will remember the dominance of JCPenney in the 1990s. Affordable, comfortable clothes adorned the shelves of the department store’s various branches; it offered enough name brands to make…

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Husky Boy

This piece originally appeared in Vox Populi Public Sphere on May 15, 2021. People of a certain age will remember the dominance of JCPenney in the 1990s. Affordable, comfortable clothes adorned the shelves of the department store’s various branches; it … Continue reading

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Pandemic Reflections on Money

A reflection on the writer’s tortuous relationship with money Continue reading

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Andrew Reginald Hairston: Pandemic Reflections on Money

I did everything right, but I perpetually had very little money. Andrew Reginald Hairston: Pandemic Reflections on Money

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On the 46th POTUS

A call to action for the new presidential administration Continue reading

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