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.

exterior of an All-Black School, known at that time as the "Negro School". Austin, Texas.

exterior of an All-Black School, known at that time as the "Negro School". Austin, Texas.

Portrait of Friendly R. Rice, principal of the Blackshear School of Austin, Texas from 1931 - 1972. Mr. Rice initiated the hot lunch program and the first black elementary school library in Texas. The F. R. Rice Secondary School is named in his honor.

Portrait of Friendly R. Rice, principal of the Blackshear School of Austin, Texas from 1931 - 1972. Mr. Rice initiated the hot lunch program and the first black elementary school library in Texas. The F. R. Rice Secondary School is named in his honor.

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.

The Limerick-Frazier House, John W. Frazier, a professor at Samuel Huston College, purchased the house in 1905. After he died, Laura Allman Frazier, his widow, operated the house as lodging for African American students and travelers who were excluded from white-owned hotels in Austin.

The Limerick-Frazier House, John W. Frazier, a professor at Samuel Huston College, purchased the house in 1905. After he died, Laura Allman Frazier, his widow, operated the house as lodging for African American students and travelers who were excluded from white-owned hotels in Austin.

Photograph of Granville Wester Norman, seated in front of two partially-visible women. He served the Austin Independent School District for thirty-two years, from 1896 - 1928. The Norman Elementary School is named in his honor.

Photograph of Granville Wester Norman, seated in front of two partially-visible women. He served the Austin Independent School District for thirty-two years, from 1896 - 1928. The Norman Elementary School is named in his honor.

The Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce, a statewide network of nearly two dozen groups, will demonstrate the value of Black-owned businesses to the Texas economy by sponsoring a Black Business Day in Austin.  It will be held Tuesday, March 31 at 10 a.m. in Room E1.004 at the Texas State Capitol Auditorium.

The Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce, a statewide network of nearly two dozen groups, will demonstrate the value of Black-owned businesses to the Texas economy by sponsoring a Black Business Day in Austin. It will be held Tuesday, March 31 at 10 a.m. in Room E1.004 at the Texas State Capitol Auditorium.

"Slavery as an institution in Texas began in Stephen F. Austin's colony. when Stephen Austin was recognized as heir to his father's contract  in 1821, each settlers could receive eighty acres of land for each slave brought to Texas."

"Slavery as an institution in Texas began in Stephen F. Austin's colony. when Stephen Austin was recognized as heir to his father's contract in 1821, each settlers could receive eighty acres of land for each slave brought to Texas."

Dr. Mini Kahlon, Vice Dean for Strategy Partnerships, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. Sandra Joy Anderson Community Health and Wellness Center groundbreaking, June 2015.

Dr. Mini Kahlon, Vice Dean for Strategy Partnerships, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. Sandra Joy Anderson Community Health and Wellness Center groundbreaking, June 2015.

HON. LEWIS M. MITCHELL, AUSTIN, TEXAS,   Grand Chancellor Knights of Pythias, elected 1896-1904. Supreme   Vice Chancellor, Supreme Worthy Councillor in the I. O. O. C.

HON. LEWIS M. MITCHELL, AUSTIN, TEXAS, Grand Chancellor Knights of Pythias, elected 1896-1904. Supreme Vice Chancellor, Supreme Worthy Councillor in the I. O. O. C.

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