Topic: NAACP

Austin NAACP Honors Dr. Gregory J. Vincent

Dec. 19, 2011

The Austin chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) awarded Gregory J. Vincent, vice president for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, with its highest honor, the DeWitty/Overton Freedom Award.

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My grandmother is a warrior

Jan. 26, 2009

University of Texas at Austin undergraduate Christopher Jackson uncovers the true history behind his grandmother's epic civil rights battle to enroll at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas in the 1950s.

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