Topic: History

Shooting the Struggle

Nov. 30, 2017
Struggle for Justice

Four decades of civil rights photos and the photographers who risked their lives to capture them.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: “Struggle for Justice” Exhibit Opens Friday

Nov. 7, 2017
Struggle for Justice

“Struggle for Justice: Four Decades of Civil Rights Photography" at the Briscoe Center for American History at UT Austin features photographs that show the flashpoints of the civil rights movement.

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New Museum of African American History Brings Hope

Sept. 23, 2016
Smithsonian Museum of African American History

This new museum will play a major role in how African Americans are portrayed, from school curricula to the minds of adults. And not just on the national stage, but here in Texas as well.

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Are Texas textbooks making cops more trigger-happy?

Nov. 18, 2015

Perusing a passage on the Civil War in a high school student’s history textbook in Texas might leave you wondering if black Americans were ever enslaved and if there really is any truth to anti-black racism at all.

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NEH Grant Will Transform Study of Early Books

Aug. 4, 2015
Primeros Libros de las Américas is a digital collection of books printed in the Americas before 1601.

A National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant will make many of the first books printed in the Americas available for the first time in digital full-text format, thanks to innovations in optical character recognition (OCR) technology.

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