And his performance isn't even expected to peak until the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
He was a highlight of Austin’s creative community and, in death, a spotlight on the city’s problems with race.
Murals at the intersection of Twelfth and Chicon on Austin’s East side were painted over recently, while famous images in the city’s tourist neighborhoods have become institutions.
The Texas filmmaker levels up on his fifth feature, 'Loving,' which tells the store of an interracial couple trying to get married in the fifties.
Myke Tavarres is an unlikely NFL success story—and he decided not to push his chances before his team’s final preseason game.
In his resignation, he denied that his statement had a racial element. Let’s talk about the history of the word ”thug.”
Seems like a strange coincidence.
Reform doesn’t mean only addressing police brutality.
White hipsters: The least self-aware people on the planet?
The UT System's version of the Rooney Rule could lead to more diversity in hiring. Here's why that is necessary.
Vandals leave racist messages and a Nazi symbol after breaking into a house, and the media fails to mention it. When can we talk about racism?
Texas’s former governor—and current presidential candidate--surprised some critics last week.
The viral story of a pool party in McKinney became the latest flashpoint in the ongoing conversation about police and race in America.
Solid reporting from the University of Texas School of Journalism investigates the gender and racial makeup of law enforcement in Texas.
It’s rare for a major corporation to get involved in a contentious, racially charged political protest, but the Austin-based supermarket chain decided to take a side in Baltimore.
The influential data journalism site 538.com takes issue with the reports that Austin’s black population is shrinking. Are they missing some context?
The firm, which represents hip eateries in Austin and San Antonio, was at the center of a Twitter flap surrounding the racially-charged reference in its name on Saturday night—and disappeared from the Internet on Sunday.
Not long after a Duncanville teacher was fired for tweeting "kill yourselves" to "crackers" who wanted to argue with her opinions about Ferguson, another teacher, this time in Houston, is under fire for using racially-charged language.
According to various pundits, he's "not a hip hop coach," but that won't stop them from comparing him to Arsenio Hall.
13-year-old Landry Thompson, from Tulsa, was on a trip to Houston with her dance instructor, 29-year-old Emmanuel Hurd, and her dance partner, 22-year-old Josiah Kelly, to tape a dance video at Houston's Planet Funk Studio. When police saw the three of them parked in a gas station lot, they had Thompson taken to a Child Protection Services facility.
The University of Texas responded to a lawsuit questioning its admissions policy by submitting a 55-page document to the Supreme Court claryifying how race factors in to its process.
After the Daily Texan caused national uproar by publishing a controversial Trayvon Martin cartoon, the paper has taken several steps to be more diverse, including publishing a series on race.
With feature-film roles, a chart-topping album, and a successful stand-up career, sitcom star Jamie Foxx is laughing all the way to the bank.
UPDATED: The Daily Texan editorial board issues a statement apologizing for Stephanie Eisner's cartoon. It also says that Eisner no longer works for the paper.
The first Hispanic to lead Texas will be a Basque jai alai phenom, Dallas attorney, and Democratic state representative whose election, in 2018, will relegate the GOP to semi- permanent minority status. Wanna bet?
With this year’s induction of Seguin native Smokey Joe Williams, one fourth of the Negro Leaguers in baseball’s hall of fame are Texans. Unfortunately, there may not be any more.
Now playing: Houston’s Fifth Ward.
Will UT get affirmative action on affirmative action? Plus: A runoff rundown.