2015 Autumn Archives - Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture

TIPHC Newsletter for Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2015

Claudette Colvin: Before Rosa Parks President Barack Obama hailed Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks on Monday as a "giant of her age," on the 60th anniversary of her arrest in Montgomery, Ala. for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus to a white man. Parks' action led to a boycott of the

TIPHC Newsletter for Nov. 22-28, 2015

PVAMU Ranked 2nd on Social Mobility Index from CollegeNet CollegeNet ranked more than 900 colleges and universities based on how well those institutions improved economic mobility and provided affordable education to disadvantaged families. Virtually none of the top 50 in this “social mobility index” are Ivy League schools such as Harvard, Yale, Virginia, Notre Dame

TIPHC Newsletter for Nov. 15-21, 2015

Welcome! The TIPHC Newsletter keeps you informed of what's going on at the Prairie View A&M Cultural Center as well as posting items relative to black history in Texas and beyond, including a calendar of historic dates courtesy of the Texas Black History Preservation Project, and a blog by PV history professor Ron Goodwin. We