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Panel to Discuss Emergence of the Tea Party

Event: University of Texas at Austin professors will be joined by a journalist and political consultant to discuss the emergence of the Tea Party in American politics and the future of the powerful but controversial movement in Texas and the United States. When: Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m. Where: Will C. Hogg Building, 1.120 Background:…   » Continue Reading

Professors examine how we don’t — but should — talk openly about race in the United States

Professors examine how we don’t — but should — talk openly about race in the United States

First came the fiery attacks last summer as the NAACP approved a resolution condemning perceived racist elements within the Tea Party movement. A few days later, United States Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign after a video taken out of context showed her regaling an audience with a story about how…   » Continue Reading