Topic: Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition

Barbara Jordan Essay Competition Winners Announced

May 18, 2011

Three Texas high school students have earned top honors in the 16th annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition at The University of Texas at Austin for their essays on "The African American in Texas: Past and Present."

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15th Annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition Winners Announced

May 28, 2010

Cameron Smith, a senior at Smith Academy Home School in Fort Worth, has won first place in the 15th annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition for his essay, "A Woman's Place is in the Dome: The Story of Lorraine Miller."

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14th Annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition Winners Announced

May 8, 2009

Jennifer Klein, a junior at Lee High School in Midland, won first place in the 14th annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition for her essay, "Diligence and Hope: The Story of Viola Coleman."

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My grandmother is a warrior

Jan. 26, 2009

University of Texas at Austin undergraduate Christopher Jackson uncovers the true history behind his grandmother's epic civil rights battle to enroll at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas in the 1950s.

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