Topic: Black Studies

MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Austin’s First Black Studies Conference

Sept. 27, 2016
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Notable scholars and activists will shed light on topics involving the black diasporas at the first international black studies conference to be held at The University of Texas at Austin. 

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UT Website Promotes Transparency in Texas Justice System

July 27, 2016
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A new interactive, online database provides the public full access to records on 6,913 deaths that have occurred in Texas state custody since 2005. 

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Poll: Minority Voters Oppose Concealed Carry on Campuses

April 27, 2016
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The majority of black and Latino voters in Texas oppose campus carry, according to a public opinion poll by The University of Texas at Austin. 

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Warfield Center to Showcase “Patience on a Monument"

Feb. 11, 2016
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“Patience on a Monument” by African American polymedia artist Eto Otitigbe will be the first exhibit to open in the Warfield Center’s new gallery.

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Kids must learn Black history movements and heroes

Feb. 27, 2015

Only minimal versions of black history will be taught or learned at most schools, even during February, the month designated to celebrate it.

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