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Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston. Photo: Earlie Hudnall/TSU Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston. Photo: Earlie Hudnall/TSU

A Houston law professor who claims that Texas’ historically Black law school discriminated against him because he is white has taken a second shot at pleading his race discrimination claim.

After Houston’s federal court dismissed the legal theory that was the basis for law professor Walter Champion’s race discrimination claim, he has changed his argument to claim that Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law demoted him and failed to promote him because he is a white employee at the historically Black university.

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Angela Morris

Angela Morris is ALM Media's Texas litigation reporter. She covers lawsuits in all levels of Texas state and federal courts. Based in Austin, Morris earned journalism and government degrees from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006, and since then, has worked primarily as a reporter and writer, but also has skills in videography, photography and podcasts. Follow her on Twitter at @AMorrisReports.

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