An investigation is underway over a so-called "bleach bomb" attack reportedly perpetrated against an African-American student at the University of Texas at Austin. The incident echoes similar occurrences that shook the school's minority community last year and sparked campus protests.

An investigation is underway over a so-called "bleach bomb" attack reportedly perpetrated against an African-American student at the University of Texas at Austin. The incident echoes similar occurrences that shook the school's minority community last year and sparked campus protests.

HT President Announces Plans to Retire from the University; Search for Replacement Commence | Huston-Tillotson PR

HT President Announces Plans to Retire from the University; Search for Replacement Commence | Huston-Tillotson PR

H.T. Kealing (1860 - 1918) was a principal, teacher, writer, editor, and distinguished Methodist Episcopal layman. He was among the first generation of blacks to attend school during the Reconstruction. Kealing Junior High School in Austin was named for him.

H.T. Kealing (1860 - 1918) was a principal, teacher, writer, editor, and distinguished Methodist Episcopal layman. He was among the first generation of blacks to attend school during the Reconstruction. Kealing Junior High School in Austin was named for him.

Barbara Jordan Memorial at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport by Bruce Wolfe | This life-sized bronze sculpture commemorates Barbara Jordan (1936-1996), professor at the University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. She was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction and the first southern black woman elected to the U.S. Congress. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous other honors.

Barbara Jordan Memorial at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport by Bruce Wolfe | This life-sized bronze sculpture commemorates Barbara Jordan (1936-1996), professor at the University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. She was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction and the first southern black woman elected to the U.S. Congress. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous other honors.

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) will render the Huston-Tillotson University Commencement Convocation address on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held on the Huston-Tillotson University athletic field, located at 900 Chicon Street.

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) will render the Huston-Tillotson University Commencement Convocation address on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held on the Huston-Tillotson University athletic field, located at 900 Chicon Street.

Claude Platte, one of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen ,was an altar boy at Our Mother of Mercy Church in Fort Worth, the diocese’s oldest traditionally African-American parish.

Claude Platte, one of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen ,was an altar boy at Our Mother of Mercy Church in Fort Worth, the diocese’s oldest traditionally African-American parish.

Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School in Round Rock, TX. The school is named for Fanny Mae Caldwell, a long-time educator in Pflugerville, TX.

Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School in Round Rock, TX. The school is named for Fanny Mae Caldwell, a long-time educator in Pflugerville, TX.

O. J. Thomas High School (Col.), Cameron. O. J. Thomas was the 51th President of the Colored Teachers State Association of Texas

O. J. Thomas High School (Col.), Cameron. O. J. Thomas was the 51th President of the Colored Teachers State Association of Texas

Teachers - getting writers’ block planning this year’s curriculum? Work in some quality “water quality” time with our youth education offerings http://austintexas.gov/Watershed/YouthEd

Teachers - getting writers’ block planning this year’s curriculum? Work in some quality “water quality” time with our youth education offerings http://austintexas.gov/Watershed/YouthEd

Feeling "Invisible," Black Residents Leave Austin, by Corrie MacLaggan

Feeling "Invisible," Black Residents Leave Austin, by Corrie MacLaggan

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