Topic: Civil rights

College Athletes, Non-Athletes Should Learn From Missouri

Nov. 18, 2015
Football Stadium

What we witnessed recently at Missouri was a student-led initiative that evolved into a student-athlete-supported initiative that turned into a coach-endorsed movement. Athletic departments, coaches, athletes and non-athletes across the country would be well-served to take note of what happened at Mizzou. The episode is a case study in off-the-field leadership, something that is needed more in athletic departments across the country.
 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Julian Bond to Keynote LBJ School's Barbara Jordan Forum on Feb. 4

Jan. 27, 2015

Civil rights activist and former Georgia state Sen. Julian Bond will deliver remarks at the 19th Annual Barbara Jordan Forum at the Lyndon B.

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On Civil Rights Anniversary, Educational Opportunity Gap for Young Men of Color Needs More Attention

July 3, 2014

This week, we celebrate 50 years since the signing of the Civil Rights Act, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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We are Rolling Back Civil Rights When it Comes to Employment Decisions

April 16, 2014
We are Rolling Back Civil Rights When it Comes to Employment Decisions

Four U.S. presidents and esteemed leaders of the Civil Rights Movement descended on Austin last week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This was a proud moment for the state of Texas and our country.

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The Civil Rights Amendment Should Ensure Health Security for Hispanic Americans

April 16, 2014
The Civil Rights Amendment Should Ensure Health Security for Hispanic Americans

Last week's 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act serves as a reminder that politics and history shape the nation's health care delivery system.

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