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Artifacts, descendants tell story of freed slaves in Texas

Artifacts, descendants tell story of freed slaves in Texas

Recovering a forgotten history of African American life was motivation enough for anthropology graduate student Nedra Lee and her peers to brave the Texas summer heat while excavating an old farmstead in southern Travis County. "Working outdoors always brought a few surprises. There were always toads hopping around; a huge bee tree was only a…   » Continue Reading

Center at The University of Texas at Austin Named in Honor of Dr. John L. Warfield

The Center for African and African American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin has been given a new name—the Dr. John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies—honoring the late professor's legacy as an advocate for ethnic diversity and service as founder and long-time director of the center.