Recent protests have sparked conversations about colorism, Eurocentric beauty standards, and how black Latinos are underrepresented in both English- and Spanish-language media.
The recent uprisings have confirmed for me that platitudes aren’t enough.
The majority of apprehensions during the first week of demonstrations over police violence were for curfew violations, obstructing roadways, and other low-level offenses.
The feature debut, which was awarded SXSW’s Louis Black “Lone Star” Award earlier this year, centers on the story of a mother and daughter navigating a scholarship pageant.
A social media “rant” from a deputy constable led to a flurry of comments about ramming demonstrators, but the action went on without incident.
A Houston poet laureate believes that outrage by any other name is hope, and protest is its ultimate demonstration.
The community has united to save the 73-year-old cinema and venue, which did not qualify for federal relief funding.
Recommendations from the creators of Texas’s new African American Studies elective.
After GOP leaders in 12 counties posted racist responses to the George Floyd protests, top Republicans declared war on bigotry in their party. It’s not going to be easy.
The UT professor sees echoes of the past—and hope for the future—in the demonstrations rocking the nation.
On The National Podcast of Texas, the LBJ School professor and author walks us through how protest, empathy, and action can dismantle racial oppression.
Taye Johnson has been demonstrating outside Austin police headquarters with a message informed by his own service.
Videos and photos of the Non-Stop Riderz at last week's Black Lives Matter march went viral.
On Saturday, a diverse crowd of 150 showed up in Vidor, once known as a Klan stronghold, to turn their backs on the town's past.
At 16, Ayala was just beginning to learn about social movements when police shot him in the head with a ”less-lethal” weapon.
Hours after the Austin City Council held an emergency meeting on police use of force, demonstrators gathered near APD headquarters.
A planned march in an East Texas town sparked doubts and concerns on social media that it was a racist stunt.
Scott Henson and Chas Moore have been working for years to stop police brutality. They say that sweeping, systemic change is needed.
They thought they’d be treating heat exhaustion this weekend. Then police started firing rubber bullets and beanbag rounds.
Friends remember Floyd, who grew up in the Third Ward, as a gentle soul, a father, and a talented collaborator of DJ Screw’s.
Guest column: How we can lower the volume on political animosity?
The Commerce ISD trustee who started the confrontation resigned as well.
In his resignation, he denied that his statement had a racial element. Let’s talk about the history of the word ”thug.”
Last week, the former governor weighed in on the movement in an unexpected way.
Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick have a lot to say about protecting police lives—but the biggest threats to officers aren’t toting guns.
It’s possible, and necessary, to mourn for the victims of police brutality, the slain officers and address America's racism.
When the Dallas Police Department posted Mark Hughes' picture during the mass police shooting, they made him a target.
The UT System's version of the Rooney Rule could lead to more diversity in hiring. Here's why that is necessary.