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Kennedy is a recent graduate of the University of St.Thomas in Houston where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Celt Independent. Kennedy brings her experience of writing about social justice issues to the Texas Signal where she serves as our Political Reporter. She does everything from covering crime beats, Texas politics, and community activism. Kennedy is a passionate reporter, avid reader, coffee enthusiast, and loves to travel.

A Conversation With Mihaela Plesa

Despite volunteering, protesting, and voting, after former President Donald Trump was elected in 2016, first-generation Romanian-American Mihaela Plesa said something told her it wasn’t enough.  So as one does, she dropped everything to be as civically engaged as...

A Conversation With Lesley Briones

In a historic win, Harris County Commissioner-Elect Lesley Briones defeated Republican incumbent Jack Cagle, making her the first woman and Latina to be elected as Precinct 4 County Commissioner.  According to the latest voting count by the county elections,...

A Somber Day of the Dead

“My daughter will never get to celebrate Halloween again, nor will she ever get the chance to vote,” Gloria Cazares tweeted, mother of 10-year-old Jackie Cazares, who was killed with 18 of her classmates and two teachers in the Robb Elementary School mass shooting on...

Bernie Sanders To Rally Voters In Texas

Senator Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, is set to visit the state on Oct. 29-30 to celebrate Texas union organizers and rally with congressional candidates Greg Casar (TX-35) and Michelle Vallejo (TX-15). Sanders starts his trip with Casar at Texas State University’s...

The Chilling New Anti-Abbott Ad

No It Couldn’t LLC aired a chilling television advertisement against Republican incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott highlighting video footage of the Uvalde shooter opening fire in Robb Elementary School on May 24, which left 19 students and two teachers dead. ...