Topic: When I Rise

Briscoe Center's 'When I Rise' Honored At International Filmmaker Festival

Oct. 23, 2012

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History's documentary film "When I Rise" has won two awards at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in Kent, United Kingdom.

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Black History Month Story Ideas and Experts at The University of Texas at Austin

Feb. 2, 2011

February marks the celebration of Black History Month, a remembrance of important people and events in African American history.

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The story of a voice

Jan. 31, 2011
The story of a voice

The film "When I Rise" chronicles the life of alumna Barbara Smith Conrad, who overcame racial discrimination to become a world-renowned opera star.

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"When I Rise" Screening, Performance, Panel at The University of Texas at Austin

Jan. 31, 2011

Event: The Graduate School, The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History and the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin will present a series of events to celebrate Black History Month and the premiere of

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Returning home to Center Point

Jan. 31, 2011

Barbara Smith Conrad makes an emotional return visit to Center Point, Texas, her hometown and the home of the first accredited black school in the state.

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