Topic: Black Studies

UT Website Promotes Transparency in Texas Justice System

July 27, 2016

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
Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

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
Gallery Illustration

“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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New Black Studies Doctoral Program a First for Texas, Region

Oct. 30, 2012

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved a new doctoral program in Black Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, marking a first for the university, the state of Texas, and the American South and Southwest. The Department of African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) in the College of Liberal Arts will administer the new degree program.

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