Center for Critical Race Studies at the University of Houston - Downtown

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The Big Read Program
UHD recieves National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant, The Big Read, a program to revitalize the role of reading in American culture. UHD’s Center for Public Service and Family Strengths (CPSFS), Center for Critical Race Studies (CCRS), University College and Student Services will lead the University’s Big Read activities on campus and in the community. Read More

The Big Read in the Media
Houston Public Media interviews UHD President William Flores about UHD's role in co-sponsoring The Big Read program.


Dr. Fulton Speaks to Local News About The Center for Critical Race Studies
Still image of Fox 26 interview of Dr. DoVeanna Fulton, Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean DoVeanna Fulton, seated left, spoke on Houston television about the recently established Center for Critical Race Studies at UHD. She explained that the program is designed to prepare and to encourage our students and the community to apply critical thinking skills to the study of how race shapes our society, marginalizes groups, and promotes social discrimination. Visit the local news site for the interview.


The OBA III Project Dr. DoVeann Fulton Speaks to the OBA
Dr. DoVeanna Fulton shares her vision of participation in the OBAIII project. As described on the OBA site, the objective of this project is to "examine the dynamic interaction between art, creation, and cultural identity, as a means to advance dialogue within the framework of urban revitalization in both French and American cultures." Visit the OBA site.