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Sugar Land school district likely to build tech center over burial ground for black convict laborers

(11/07/18 8:15pm)

An exhibit depicting the history of convict leasing in Sugar Land quietly went on display in Fondren Library’s central walkway earlier this semester. Originally created for a Houston Action Research Team project several years ago, it was updated and re-installed in light of a recent discovery.





Princeton Review race/class ranking at odds with mobility metrics

(02/21/17 7:17pm)

Following Rice University’s No. 1 ranking for race and class interaction by the Princeton Review in August 2016, a recent study reported by the New York Times of 2,137 universities revealed that Rice is approximately average in terms of class financial composition and mobility when compared to other elite institutions.