This Morning, a Quick Trip to Irving
|The new Irving Convention Center, which is not being built on a five-acre deck park|
After taking the virtual tour, you can then check out this Texas Observer piece about the changing face of Irving -- though, I know, you thought the headline "White Man's Burden" was reserved exclusively for stories by and/or about Jim. The short version of the long story: The city's 35 percent Hispanic; the city council's all-Anglo. And "only one African-American has ever served on the Irving City Council." Of course, U.S. District Judge Jorge Solis has noticed this too.