Topic: Discrimination

Everyday Discrimination Impacts Mental Health

Sept. 15, 2014

Researchers have determined that African Americans and Caribbean blacks who experience discrimination of multiple types are at substantially greater risk for a variety of mental disorders including anxiety, depression and substance abuse.

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Speaking up for Arab Americans

Aug. 8, 2011
Assistant Professor Germine Awad is Egyptian American.

What Assistant Professor Germine Awad experienced after Sept. 11, 2001 altered the focus of her research on prejudice and discrimination.

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Skin Color Linked to Social Inequality in Contemporary Mexico, Study Shows

Oct. 6, 2010

Despite the popular, state-sponsored ideology that denies the existence of prejudice based on racial or skin color differences in Mexico, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin provides evidence of profound social inequality by skin color.

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Children's Research Lab data used for racial attitudes study

Sept. 21, 2009
Children's Research Lab data used for racial attitudes study

At the Children's Research Lab at the University of Texas, a database is kept on thousands of families in the Austin area who have volunteered to be available for scholarly research.

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CPG director appointed to Texas Human Rights Commission

Jan. 27, 2009
CPG director appointed to Texas Human Rights Commission

Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced the appointment of Veronica Vargas Stidvent, director of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs' Center for Politics and Governance (CPG), to the Texas Human Rights Commission.

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