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Landmarks Debuts Michael Ray Charles Sculpture at UT
For his Landmarks art commission, Michael Ray Charles transforms crutches into stars
"...Crutches may be designed to be helpful, to aid folks..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Monuments and Race at UT
The stories behind the statues
"...The stories behind the statues..."

May 28, 2015 Photo Gallery

Baked Cookies and Racism at UT
Young Conservatives get national headlines, local contempt
"...It was the bake sale heard around the world. That's probably what the Young Conservatives of Texas hoped for..."

Oct. 27, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Case of Austin's Declining African-American Population
UT professor Eric Tang leads discussion on May study
"...An audible gasp fell over the downstairs room at the UT Community Engagement Center. Eric Tang, the UT..."

Nov. 3, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Austin African American Book Festival
Biographer Arnold Rampersad headlines the eighth edition, focusing on inspiration for change
"...So wrote the late Maya Angelou in "On the Pulse of Morning," and..."

June 27, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

In Person: Nathan McCall at Folktales
"...Washington Post reporter Nathan McCall isn't afraid to criticize basketball god Michael Jordan..."

March 6, 1998 Books Feature

UT Took Down Some Confederate Statues On Sunday Night
Lee, Johnston, Reagan out; Gov. Hogg getting moved
"...In an email sent Sunday night just a few minutes before 10pm, UT President Greg Fenves announced plans to..."

Aug. 21, 2017 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

UT, OU Take Different Approaches to Racist Speech
OU takes swift action, while UT declines to punish students, citing freedom of speech
"...On Feb. 7, University of Texas frat Phi Gamma Delta, more commonly known as Fiji house,..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

Do UT Frats Have a Race Problem?
Longtime Longhorn Sees some improvement; room for more
"...historic U.S. Supreme Court decision, Brown v. Board of Education, Richard Reddick, an associate professor at UT-Austin, researches, among..."

March 27, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

UT Football: Half Glass Full?
Horns in sight of a bowl; while Missouri raises other possibilities
"...Watching the game, neither of these ring true. It’s hard..."

Nov. 10, 2015 Sports Post by Kahron Spearman

UT Professor on the Making of Texas Film Epic Giant
Don Graham's Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film
"...It's a miracle that Edna Ferber's novel Giant ever made it to the..."

April 13, 2018 Books Review by Joe O'Connell

Point Austin: Going Down Slow
The fading numbers of Austin's African-Americans
"...– as Chase Hoffberger reported two weeks ago ("Cold Sweat," June 13), clubs prominently featuring black music have steadily..."

June 27, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Going to the Dogs
Eric Tang presents the next phase of his Austin diaspora research
"...On Wednesday evening, Sept. 23, UT-Austin scholar Eric Tang presented a “first run” of his..."

Sept. 25, 2015 News Post by Michael King

It's Hard to Say
Hating Speech at UT
"...by Marc Levin The left versus... photograph by Clark Patterson..."

Feb. 6, 1998 News Feature by Marc Levin

Written in Stone
History of racism lives on in UT monuments
"...This spring, the University of Texas at Austin made national headlines for a racist frat party,..."

May 29, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

Austin's Sustainable Secret
Student-founded Green Is the New Black makes renewable energy at Huston-Tillotson
"...Is the New Black is like any other student organization on a typical college campus. Based at Huston-Tillotson University..."

Oct. 24, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

When Is Austin Not “Austin”?
Debate flares over research on Black Austin diaspora
"...to recent research reflecting the decline in Austin’s African-American population, even while the city's overall population is rapidly expanding...."

Jan. 29, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
The university makes a proposal to reintroduce affirmative action to admissions.
"...UT-Austin officials announced on Monday that the school has presented..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Changing Places
The new Pickle Elementary School is a crucible of the changing St. Johns neighborhood
"...From above, the recently inaugurated Pickle Elementary appears more like a small airport than..."

Feb. 7, 2003 News Feature by Michael May

Maps, Balls, and Testifying
The testimony gets mighty strange at the re-redistricting trial.
"...Last Thursday afternoon, as the cross-examination of state witnesses in the congressional re-redistricting federal trial..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Texas Book Festival 2018: Making History: The Civil Rights Movement in Texas
Uncovering the untold stories of integration at UT
"...When Virginia Cumberbatch and Leslie A. Blair started the project that would..."

Oct. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Katarina Brown

Lee Elementary Still Lee Elementary
Campus renaming debate still rumbles on the AISD board
"...Time to update your address book: Robert E. Lee Elementary is now..."

May 26, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Pushed Out
The case of Austin's declining black population isn't so curious
"...UT-Austin's Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis has issued..."

May 27, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Study: Dropout Rates for Blacks Higher in Charters
A new UT study shows black high school students in Texas are three times more likely to drop out from a charter system
"...Think again. A new University of Texas study shows that the state's African-American high school students are three times..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Royal Pain
Allegations Still Surround Legendary UT Coach
"...Darrell Royal became head football coach at the University of Texas in 1957, but no black..."

Oct. 4, 1996 News Feature

Songs of a New Race, Sung Again
A celebration of African-American chamber music from the Austin Chamber Music Center and Huston- Tillotson College
"...is a time for making an extra effort to celebrate the rich and varied – and too often ignored..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Trevante Rhodes on His Role in Moonlight
UT alum discusses the acclaimed coming-of-age drama
"...progress, Barry Jenkins' remarkably vivid masterpiece Moonlight has arrived at an incredibly opportune time and place, as a crowning..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

Living History
The debate on how best to honor the history of Rosewood Courts continues
"...A compact living room features exposed wiring along white brick walls. Uncovered above the..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Justice Demands Affirmative Action
In UT admissions case, 'diversity' is important – but justice more so
"..."The road is long, but it really hasn't been that long." – From the..."

Aug. 17, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Searching for a King
Debating leadership in the wake of the Tamir Rice decision
"...Following emotional ruination, social justice leaders themselves are looking to be led..."

Dec. 30, 2015 News Post by Kahron Spearman

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