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Professor Luis Romero Featured On CBS News

  Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies Assistant Professor, Dr. Luis Romero, speaks on the issue of expansive detention and deportation in response to 9/11. Dr. Romero’s report focuses on the nation’s failed immigration system describing the initial laws that failed to prevent events like 9/11 are being used to criminalize migrants. Moreover, Dr. Luis Romero… Read more »

WGST Celebrates Pride 2021

  Read About Morris Kight: TCU Alum and Organizer of the World’s First Gay Pride Parade Listen to Dr. Nino Testa share the story of Dallas AIDS Activist Duane Puryear Watch April 2021’s Night of Drag Trace The Queer History of TCU (3 queer history timelines: Queer History at TCU, TCU Triangle, and TCU Drag… Read more »

TCU Junior Kiaya Johnson Impacts Community with Her Own Org and Podcast

By WGST Intern Hannah Patterson Maybe you’ve heard her hosting TCU Radio or maybe you’ve seen her merch worn by students around campus. Either way, junior Kiaya Johnson makes her presence known as she works diligently to provide positivity to the campus and local communities. She started her own organization, “Kash Movement”, a podcast, “Aye… Read more »

Dr. Monica Muñoz Martinez

Dr. Monica Muñoz Martinez smiling

The Department of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, in collaboration with the Mary Couts Burnett Library and the TCU Press, presented Dr. Monica Muñoz Martinez with the TCU Texas Book Award for the best book about Texas in 2019. Her book The Injustice Never Leaves You (Harvard University Press) draws on oral histories to study… Read more »