UT Professor Dr. Keisha L. Bentley-Edwards

Keisha Bentley-Edwards

Dr. Keisha L. Bentley-Edwards is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin

“I would say that the general reaction about Ferguson, and more recently Eric Garner, has been just shock, and being stunned, and being confused… especially for those that may be in college who felt, they may have been supported by the system and the feeling that ‘If I do the right thing, then everything is going to be okay,’ and for a lot of these kids, African American kids I’m speaking of specifically right now, they feel very confused by what’s going on, and they wanna know, they wanna talk about these things, but often time they are silenced…”

Dr. Jason E. Shelton: Religion, Race, Class and African American Issues, Political & Social Attitudes

Assistant professor of Sociology & Anthropology at the The University of Texas at Arlington

  • Areas of Expertise: African American Issues, Race & Ethnicity, Class, Sociology of Religion, Political and Social Attitudes 
  • Location: Arlington, TX

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#NPRSource: Yvette Ostolaza

Yvette Ostolaza is a member of the Executive Committee, a co-leader of the complex commercial litigation group, and managing partner of the Dallas office of Sidley Austin LLP Dallas, an international law firm with offices in 20 cities globally. She focuses on advising companies and boards in internal investigations, complex commercial litigation, shareholder and securities litigation, financial services and employment issues. She is fluent in Spanish and regularly advises Latin America-based companies. Further, she is an arbitrator for the AAA and CPR.