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University should not continue to commemorate Robert L. Moore with building name

November 17, 2015

UT campus has a distinct unassuming beauty, but the landscape does not immediately call attention to its racist Confederate imagery. Tucked away behind kempt shrubbery is an engraving that proclaims the...

Sexual assault research must consider race

October 21, 2015

From the image of the Jezebel — a sexually promiscuous and immoral Black woman — to the image of the Sapphire — a hostile, nagging, dark-skinned woman — myths and stereotypes have...

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Campus carry fuels white privilege, criminalization of Black people

October 6, 2015

Imagine for a moment that a large group of Black men bearing sawed-off shotguns and AR-15s crashed the Texas Capitol during ACL festivities to solicit your support for open carry.  Would they be...

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Black movements must allow fluidity of identity

September 29, 2015

From Bobby Seale to Stokely Carmichael, the ’60s Black Power movement gave American society Black men so militant even their Afro picks were a testament to their resistance. Draped in dashikis and...

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STEM fields are apathetic to racial diversity

September 9, 2015

The lack of awareness about STEM’s poor racial diversity is troubling, given the severity of the problem. According to UT’s Statistical Handbook’s fall 2014 report, black students made...