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


The Center for Critical Race Studies (CCRS) at University of Houston-Downtown creates an opportunity to build knowledge by bringing together the multiple identities and cultures that form our student body. Housed in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, UHD’s CCRS rounds out each student’s educational experience and prepares each to become a vital participant in Houston’s social and economic future and the global community at large. Read More...

CCRS in the News & Media

Fulton Interview with local news about CCRS

Dr. Fulton Speaks to Local News about CCRS

Dean DoVeanna Fulton, seated left, spoke on Houston television about the recently established Center for Critical Race Studies at UHD. Read More

Houston Participates in OBA Project

Dr. Fulton speaks about her vision of UHD’s participation in the OBA project. Watch the video

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UHD Hosts Inaugural "Read Out!"

High school students from several Houston-area school districts and private schools convened at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) today in a celebration of diversity, manhood, culture and community, as championed in Ernest J. Gaines’ classic book, A Lesson Before Dying. Read More