Texas Civil Rights Review
A division of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board charged with overseeing civil rights issues.
The state agency that oversees higher education.
A division of the U.S. Department of Education.
A cabinet level department that reports to the President.
President Clinton's Initiative on Race
USDA Civil Rights Review
Another federal agency with stockpiles of data.
US Civil Rights Agencies
Essential links, courtesy of the Federal Judicial Center.
Try not to get lost in this mega-site of federal webs. Hope to see you back here soon.
Documents online, courtesy of the Tarleton Law Library at UT-Austin Law School.
July 30, 1996 letter from US Dept. of Ed. General Counsel Judith A. Winston encouraging continuation of race considerations despite Hopwood (with special cautionary caveats for the Fifth District).
Texas colleges and universities organize their response to Hopwood. Link to minutes of the first meeting, Jan. 26, 1998.
Undated paper from Harvard Civil Rights Project by Jorge Chapa, etal.
From Mississippi State University.
A report from Colorlines
NBLSA filed a complaint with OCR in 1997 alleging that the civil rights of black Texans were being violated by the continuing vestiges of segregation in higher education.
Sponsor of a 1988 report by attorney Ronald T. Vera, "Texas Responds to the Office of Civil Rights: Progress Made under the Texas State Plan for Higher Education."
The older of the two public black campuses in Texas and one of the older black colleges in the United States. This campus is administered by the Texas A&M System.
A colossal, historically white, institution that also serves as headquarters for the Cooperative Extension Service, the educational program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
One of two public black campuses in Texas. Home of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Historically white, but urban. Also home to a law school.
Another colossal, historically white, institution, known to some in Texas as "The University."
Founded in San Antonio
Activism, analysis, and litigation, with offices in Austin.
With a focus on murder defendants in a death penalty state.