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Dr. Vida Robertson visits Westbury Christian High School for College Day. Dr. Vida Robertson at Westbury Christian High School for college day

Dr. Vida Robertson at Westbury Christian High School

Dr. Cornell West Visits UHD

Professor, author and civil rights activist Dr. Cornel West delivered a compelling presentation on social justice Nov. 6 at UHD. 

2016 Read out

Read Out 2016 students answering questions given by Dr. Vida Robertson

Dr. Vida Robertson with students at the Read Out event

college day at westbury Christian high school

Dr. Vida Robertson visited the Westbury Christian School campus Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29 for our annual Westbury Christian College Day event. As a result, he introduced the seniors to a college class experience. The students prepared for this event by reading the following materials: "Father and Son" by Langston Hughes, "White Privilege" by Peggy McIntosh, "Let America Be America Again" by  Langston Hughes and "Racial Formations" by Michael Omi and Howard Winant.  

Dr. Robertson challenged the students to interrogate their notion of race through a better and deeper understanding of the college level texts. The students were excited to learn from Dr. Robertson, as he has a unique teaching style that encourages both learning and class participation, as demonstrated by the packed classroom and an eagerness to continue the class discussion. His introduction to racial construction and college level critical thinking is a part of UHD's Center for Critical Race Studies ongoing commitment to the study and empowerment of Houston's ethnic communities.

Dr. Vida Robertson at Westbury Christian High School for college day
Dr. Vida Robertson with Students of Westbury Christian High School

West Speaks on Obama, Black Lives Matter

Los Angeles Sentinel covered Dr. West's visit to UHD.

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