Journalist talks race in mass media

Journalist talks race in mass media

Touré, a journalist and host of  “The Cycle” on MSNBC, came to campus on April 1 to discuss the media’s role in the ongoing battle for civil rights. Touré is the author of “Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to be Black Now” and “I Would Die 4 U:...

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Black History Month

Black History Month

Black leaders on campus discuss community, success When the late historian Carter G. Woodson started the Association for The Study of Afro-American Life and History in 1915, his aim was to document the past and triumphs of African-Americans. He commemorated what he called Negro History Week in 1926. In 1976,...

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UTD hosts week-long camp for underprivileged children

A crowd of kids, chattering and giggling, hold on to white balloons with the words “Let Go” scrawled on them. They wait for the go-ahead and, then, release the fear and self-doubt filling the balloon. From June 24 to June 27, they spent their time on campus instead of at...

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