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APRIL 2018

Dr. Leonard Moore presents

Recap: ‘Defeat of Black Power’ Book Talk

Dr. Leonard N. Moore, interim vice president for diversity and community engagement, discussed his new book, “The Defeat of Black Power” on Wednesday, April 11. Throughout his talk, Moore shared striking photographs of pivotal figures in the civil rights movement during a time of great tension within the African American community.

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Activist Scholar Events

Activist Scholars Convene at Two DDCE Events

April has been a month of exploration for scholars, students and community members who participated in two social justice-themed events: Abriendo Brecha and the inaugural Community-Based Learning and Research Symposium.

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Stonewall Symposium

GSC Hosts National Stonewall Symposium

Faculty and staff from universities and school districts came together for the 2018 Stonewall National Education Project Symposium April 15-17 at UT Austin. Hosted by the Gender and Sexuality Center, the three-day event focused on inclusive policies and practices for LGBTQA+ students.
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Black and Latinx Graduations

Lavendar, Black and Latinx Graduations

Lavender, Black and Latinx graduations are happening May 16-17. These ceremonies give graduating seniors the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments with their supportive networks of friends, family, faculty and staff.

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Events

May 2—Social Media and Free Speech

What: Does the First Amendment apply to social media? Do certain types of speech on social media platforms have more protection than other types? Join us as we discuss these and other fascinating issues related to social media and free speech.
When: 12-1:30 p.m.
Where: Texas Union, Santa Rita Room (UNB 3.502)

May 3—Evening of Honors 

What: Dr. Leonard N. Moore cordially invites you to attend the 32nd Annual Heman Marion Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights. RSVP to rsvp-ddce@austin.utexas.edu
When5:30-8 p.m. 
Where: Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, Connally Ballroom


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