The largest battle since Martin Luther King is working behind the scenes. The activists we are reporting about are the Texas Spanish Land Grant Heirs, One Voice.
Currently we have reached out to sources who are involved and they have not confirmed, or denied what is going on if anything.
Our reporters throughout the Associated Press are continually checking on the current litigation which come up empty.
For some of the the Spanish Land Grant Heirs, this is frustrating. For some heirs they have a difficult time keeping positive as Cee Vallejo, Heirs LLLC stated “Positives quotes…Remember rumors are a cancer… in our Ancestors [...]
by Edward Gomez AP
Five years ago, working for a news network as a producer, I witnessed something as a journalist, I thought I would never witness. Freedom of press, Freedom of speech threatened by the opponents of those you report or expose.
To myself, I thought I was doing right, reporting the truth, exposing corruption, that is what I signed up for. In the end the show I produced and was getting high rankings, was sent a letter containing threats to station, the employees of the stations. The next morning a bomb threat. FBI was called in, and we increased security and we went on reporting. After two months of pressure, employee homes, burned, people chased and [...]
by Edward Gomez – Austin Texas
AP / HLN
We have been following the stories of the Spanish Land Grant Heirs movement in Texas for the last year. Over the last several years, thousands of Texans, Hispanics, Latinos have been actively fighting for their rights, rights that the Constitution of the State of Texas protects.
It all began several years ago, when a Texas attorney, Eileen M. Fowler took interest in a handful of people who were trying to get their royalties (inheritance) from the State of Texas comptrollers office. According to the San Antonio Times, these land grantees are trying to find their “A $561 million pot of [...]