Topic: Black History Month

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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"We must not fail" The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later

Feb. 24, 2014
"We must not fail"  The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later

Honoring the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, UT prepares a slate of events, including a Civil Rights Summit featuring two former U.S. presidents. Learn more.

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Slavery on Screen: Scholars' Impressions and Interpretations

Feb. 19, 2014
Slavery on Screen: Scholars' Impressions and Interpretations

"Twelve Years a Slave," one of this year's most lauded films, has sparked discussions about the institution it tackles. A panel of UT scholars offer their views.

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