Topic: Mexican American

Relevance of the Battle of the Alamo is Still Present Today

March 7, 2016
Battle of the Alamo

Yes, Texans remember the Alamo, even if citizens from other parts of the United States do not. What Texans often do not remember is that the martyrs at the Alamo included seven Tejanos of Mexican descent.

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Sculpture of Civil Rights Champion DeAnda Unveiled at University of Texas School of Law

Nov. 15, 2010

A bronze bust of the late Hon. James DeAnda was unveiled Friday, Nov.

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Sculpture of Civil Rights Champion James DeAnda to Be Unveiled Nov. 12

Nov. 11, 2010

Event: The University of Texas School of Law will host a sculpture unveiling to celebrate the life of the late Honorable James DeAnda, a pioneering lawyer, social activist and federal judge whose career included successfully fighting the s

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¡A Viva Voz! Celebrates with Music and Dance Featuring Ocote Soul Sounds

April 7, 2010

The eighth installment of the Benson Latin American Collection's annual ¡A Viva Voz! features Austin-born psychedelic Afro-Latin funk band Ocote Soul Sounds.

The self-professed "coconut rockers" will lead a celebration of music and dance at the Benson Latin American Collection beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 8.

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Exploring Leadership Opportunities is Focus of Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association Leadership Symposium

May 6, 2009

The passion that stirs people to become better leaders will be explored during the 2009 Leadership Symposium presented by the university's Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association (HF/SA) May 12 at The University of Texas at Austin.

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