Topic: Black History Month

The Ways We Teach Black History Need Improvement

Feb. 8, 2016
Black History Month

When the telling or teaching of African Americans’ history begins with slavery, it ignores their humanity now, just as their humanity was denied in the past.

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Celebrating Black History Month on Campus

Feb. 1, 2016
Photo of singer at Butler School of Music Black History Month Concert

This February the university is celebrating Black History Month through a variety of events, exhibits and talks. Check out the opportunities to learn more.

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Harsher Assistance Programs in Texas are Not a Good Idea

Feb. 20, 2015
Harsher Assistance Programs in Texas are Not a Good Idea

Black History Month this year coincides with a high-stakes political conflict over federal food programs for impoverished Americans. Too often, debates about budgeting these longstanding programs hinge less on the availability of funds and more on the "culture" of the poor.

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How to Teach Tolerance

Feb. 10, 2015
How to Teach Tolerance

To avoid another Ferguson, we need to start teaching tolerance -- in kindergarten. Read this op-ed from three UT researchers in education.

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Something to Sing About

Feb. 3, 2015
Something to Sing About

UT's Innervisions Gospel Choir forges friendships in prayer and song. Read more.

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