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Bob Feldman : African-Americans and Institutional Racism in Texas, 1954-1973

Barbara Jordan was elected to the Texas State Legislature in 1966. The hidden history of Texas Part 13: 1954-1973/3 — African-Americans elected to office but institutional racism continues By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 17, 2013 [This … finish reading Bob Feldman : African-Americans and Institutional Racism in Texas, 1954-1973

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Bob Feldman : Texas Civil Rights Movement Wins Big Victories, 1954-1973

White and African American students from Austin area colleges sit in at a segregated lunch counter on Congress Avenue in Austin, April 1960 as part of a concerted effort to integrate lunch counters. Image from Austin History Center. The hidden … finish reading Bob Feldman : Texas Civil Rights Movement Wins Big Victories, 1954-1973

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Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Supreme Court Case Raises Larger Diversity Issues at UT-Austin

Though the UT-Austin student body is among the most diverse in the country, other related issues plague the school and its history. Photo by Eric Gay / AP / Christian Science Monitor.Supreme Court focus on UTstudent DNA masks pressing issues … finish reading Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Supreme Court Case Raises Larger Diversity Issues at UT-Austin

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Bob Feldman : Segregation and Lynchings in Texas, 1890-1920

Unidentified African-American man lynched in Texas, 1910. Image from Legends of America.The hidden history of Texas Part IX: 1890-1920/1 — Segregation and lynchings in Texas By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / January 24, 2012 [This is the first … finish reading Bob Feldman : Segregation and Lynchings in Texas, 1890-1920

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U.S. Schools : Segregation Worse Today Than in the 1950’s

“The Problem We All Live With” by Norman Rockwell. Photo courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts.U.S. schools are more segregated today than in the 1950s In California and Texas segregation is spreading into large sections of suburbia as well. … finish reading U.S. Schools : Segregation Worse Today Than in the 1950’s

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