November 13, 2013
White Activist Wins Trustee Post After Implying He Is Black
A white, antigay activist who said he was tired of "corruption and shenanigans" on the Houston Community College's Board of Trustees pulled off a startling upset in the board election this month after running a campaign that strongly implied he was black. Now the Democrat he defeated, a 24-year veteran of the board who actually is black, has demanded a recount.
The ousted trustee, Bruce A. Austin, who was the board's chairman, has accused his Republican opponent, Dave Wilson, of