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15th Annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition Winners Announced

Cameron Smith, a senior at Smith Academy Home School in Fort Worth, has won first place in the 15th annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition for his essay, "A Woman's Place is in the Dome: The Story of Lorraine Miller."

Annual Sweatt Symposium Focuses on 60 Years of Integration at The University of Texas at Austin

"Sixty Years of Integration: Civil Rights Then and Now" is the theme of this year's Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights to be held April 22-23 at various locations on The University of Texas at Austin campus. It is the 24th such symposium held in honor of Heman Sweatt, the first African American admitted to…   » Continue Reading

SMU Football Star Jerry LeVias Is Keynote Speaker at 23rd Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights

Former Southern Methodist University (SMU) football star Jerry LeVias will present the keynote address for the 23rd Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at The University of Texas at Austin.

22nd Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium, March 25-28, Examines the Black and Latino Experience in America

The University of Texas at Austin's 22nd Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, March 25-28, will feature keynote speaker Ron Kirk, J.D., the first African American mayor of Dallas.