Topic: History

UT Austin Professors to Join Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2018

Two faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin will be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest learned societies for independent policy research. 

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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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