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Kevin Cokley, Director 210 W. 24th Street , Mailcode E3600, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3645

IUPRA Would Like to Welcome Our New Director, Dr. Kevin Cokley    


Dr. King Davis has given IUPRA three great years of dedication and perseverance to make the vision of IUPRA a reality. With his tenure coming to an end we gladly recognize Dr. Kevin Cokley for picking up the torch and embracing IUPRA's cause and mission. Read More 


In The News

Dr. Cokley Writes on the White Washing In Hollywood Films

"Countless other Hollywood examples represent old messages to blacks and other people of color that at the end of the day, we can never be central characters. We are nothing more than historical footnotes: This is a white world where the most significant contributions to civilization have been made by white people, and we simply must accept that."

"What is the psychological impact of always seeing white images as the only central historical figures of civilization?"

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Just Released, Dr. Cokley's Book "The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism" Read more about it.

Cokley's book

See Dr. Vohra-Gupta's Op-Ed, "States should use power to raise the minimum wage"

"To build a better future for American children, one of the most effective policy changes available today is raising the minimum wage to at least $10.10 and then indexing it to inflation so that American families can keep up with the rising prices of gas, food and housing...a raise in minimum wage to $10.10 would increase real income, on net, by $5 billion and pull about 900,000 families above the poverty threshold."

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