Policy and Law

Freedmen’s Town Affirms the Culture of African Americans

March 6, 2018
Freedmen's Town

The idea of home and place are central to the politics of race in America.

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Texas Primary Elections: What They Are and Why They Matter

March 5, 2018
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Texas holds primary elections tomorrow. Here's what you need to know about them, according to Jim Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project and UT/Texas Tribune Poll.

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It’s Time for Pollsters to Report Margins of Error More Hone

March 1, 2018
Polling

The issue is not to point a finger at pollsters, but to point out that myths can have consequences. 

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UT Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Kerner Commission

March 1, 2018
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Sen. Fred Harris, Julian Castro to discuss race relations on 50th anniversary of Kerner Report 

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Transportation is an Example of How to Solve Gun Violence

Feb. 28, 2018
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The solution was to transcend political entrenchment and tackle road safety with every tool imaginable. 

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