AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Texas chapter of the NAACP and a group of students hav...

Texas NAACP, Students File Federal Civil Rights Complaint Over UT School Song ‘The Eyes Of Texas’ – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Texas chapter of the NAACP and a group of students have filed a federal civil rights complaint against the University of Texas for its continued use of school song “The Eyes of Texas,” which has racist elements in its past.The complaint filed Friday, Sept. 3 with the U.S. Department of Education alleges Black students, athletes, band members, faculty and alumni are being subjected to violations of the Civil Rights Act and a hostile campus environment over the “offensive,” “disrespectful” and “aggressive” use of the song.READ MORE: Tarrant Area Food Bank Aims To Make Mega Mobile …

 

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