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Cherise Smith, Ph.D, Director JES A232A, Mailcode D7200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1784

Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil

Tue, March 25, 2008 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM • Prothro Theater (HRC)

Programs will focus on issues related to the African American and Latino experience in today's society such as educational inequality, health care disparities, and the disproportionate representation in the criminal justice system. Furthermore, programs will examine the interaction between African Americans and Latinos and how these issues are manifested in those relationships.

Symposium Opening Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nicolas Vaca, attorney, visiting lecturer at UC Berkley and author of The Presumed Alliance: The Unspoken Conflict Between Latinos and Blacks and What it Means for America.

Reception immediately following keynote address in the Spence Lobby with a performance by Pete Rodriguez

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