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Statesman Op-Ed: Professor Mechele Dickerson Explains What’s Causing Austin’s Declining Black Population

Dickerson: Why blacks are really leaving Austin By Mechele Dickerson As recent reports note, blacks continue to leave Austin. Many say it is because of the city’s decision in the 1920s to create a “negro district” or because of ongoing tensions between the black community and the Austin Police Department. The main reason blacks are […]

Arthur Miller Dialogue on “Sports, Media, and Race: The Impact on America” Dedicated to Legendary Legal Scholar Charles Alan Wright

A panel on sports, media, and race moderated by the renowned legal scholar and commentator Arthur Miller will take place at the LBJ Library Auditorium on Thursday, November 11, 2010, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The panel is dedicated to the late Charles Alan Wright (1927–2000), a longtime faculty member at the University of Texas School of Law. The panel is free and open to the public.