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Lone Star Panthers
A profile of Austin's New Black Panther Party
"...The New Black Panthers have come to Austin...."

Dec. 7, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

All Power to the People
AFS Doc Nights brings out the Black Panthers
"...home the overarching message found in Stanley Nelson's The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, a comprehensive and relatively..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

Gimme Danger
Welcome to the fun house
"...5 went deep down with their support of the Black Panthers and eventually paid the price for it, the..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Weather Underground
Former members of the Weather Underground still know a thing or two about "which way the wind blows" in this always timely documentary.
"...of the radicals and the demonstrations, Vietnam and Altamont, Black Panthers and Richard Nixon. Despite its historical riches, The..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Liberation and Justice for All
Black Panther William Lee Brent's Exile
" result of my awareness that I was a Black soldier at war in a white-dominated society where, in..."

June 14, 1996 Books Feature

Chucky Blk Mines Blk Gold
Poetic rapper explores Austin’s gilded Eastside in new video
"...ATX MC cites his father, who worked with the Black Panthers challenging racial injustice in Los Angeles...."

June 4, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

"...years of floating around Hollywood, the story of the Black Panther Party has finally made it to the screen,..."

May 5, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Friday Night Lights
H.G. Bissinger’s classic book about the secular religion of high school football was lovingly adapted for film prior to becoming a TV show.
"...Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Derek Luke, Jay Hernandez, Lucas Black, Garrett Hedlund, Tim McGraw, Lee Thompson Young, Grover Coulson..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Facts Were Immaterial
The 'counterintelligence' operations of Hoover's FBI included harassment, vilification, violence – and fake 'underground' newspapers in Bloomington, D.C., and Austin
"...hate groups (1964-71), the Puerto Rican independence movement, and Black Nationalist groups (1967-71). The New Left found itself in..."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Dale Brumfield

Juan Capistran
Visiting artist's double exhibition at UT VAC digs deep into cultural identity
"...Higher Fidelity," the artist riffs philosopher Albert Camus and Black Panther Huey P.Newton off each other, sustaining and suggesting..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Arts Feature by Andy Campbell

The Vortex Repertory Company's Underground
Driven by Lisa B. Thompson's powerful text and masterful acting, this new drama drops a truth bomb
"...are both well acquainted with the disadvantages of being black in America. Since their university days, the two men..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

The Murder of Fred Hampton
"...and fired upon this 21-year-old deputy chairman of the Black Panther Party in Illinois. Title notwithstanding, the intimations of..."

June 8, 2007 Screens Review by Spencer Parsons

The U.S. vs. John Lennon
Documentary about Lennon's political activism and time spent in New York basks in the legend's presence but offers little new on the subject.
"...of the time: Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, and the Black Panthers. The cast of talking heads paying tribute to..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tupac: Resurrection
More popular dead than alive, the hip-hop Tupac Shakur is remembered in this authorized documentary.
"...was one of the leading female members of the Black Panthers; the film, which is narrated by its deceased..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The War Report: Reportage From the Front Lines
"...chiefs and their wives, in Waikiki circa 1968, discuss Black Panthers, the Chicago Democratic Convention, and the latest weaponry..."

Oct. 22, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Streets of Love
Stalking the Stones across Europe
"...low across east side facades. Four thousand holes in Blackburn, Lancashire, pale next to bullet-riddled Berlin...."

Oct. 20, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Oil's Well That Ends Well
"...venality is exceeded only by his incompetence and the black-hearted banker come to foreclose on the family farm. But..."

May 7, 1999 Books Feature

TV Review: 'Soul Food Junkies'
A documentary examining the past, present, and future of soul food
"...the roots of the matter of how food affects black culture and how black culture affects food. Why does..."

Jan. 13, 2013 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

Chief Priest of the Shrine
The epic life story of Nigerian soul superstar Fela Kuti.
"...on the moving vehicle for the entire seven-hour journey.The Black President Who was Fela Anikulapo-Kuti -- or Fela as..."

July 14, 2000 Music Feature by David Lynch

"...squalls of tropical depression Frances, but thoroughly overcast in black crepe, mesh, patent leather, etc. Of all the American..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Music Feature

Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation
Sheet music
"...havoc on Bronx infrastructure, youth gangs inspired by the Black Panthers began employing practical activism within their communities. Moving..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

San Antone on a Hot and Dusty Night
I Love (Live) Rock & Roll
"...from the Westside, lower-middle-class whites from the Southside, occasional Black Panthers (in 1969 it was exceptionally cool to be..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Drums Across Texas
What does Reagan High's drum line have in common with civil rights? Larry Jackson.
"...for Rihanna's "What's My Name?" appears on the traditional black metal music stands. Three or four languid takes in,..."

June 17, 2011 Music Feature by Kate X Messer

“Regional Fictions” at MASS Gallery
This thought-provoking show takes on the educational system's traditional narratives by juxtaposing the familiar with images that challenge it
"...sustained by vandalism of a school started by the Black Panthers, and at times cheekily, as in an elementary-style..."

June 29, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

The Film Prof's Drunk, and the Kids Are Not All Right
Zombie auteur George Romero delivers another state of the union
"...race in the films and how the representation of black people has changed in them over time and how..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Frontier Television
"...(San Francisco, 1997). Decades after joining and leaving the Black Panthers, two women recall their frightening, eye-opening experiences...."

Oct. 23, 1998 Screens Feature

Civics 101
"...who may have been targeted by authorities for being Black Panthers. A discussion with King follows the screening. 7pm...."

Feb. 10, 2012 News Column

SXSW Metallurgy
SXSW's metal offerings.
"...suit-and-ties huddled in a corner together, fumbling with their BlackBerrys, and deciding whether or not to lift their devil..."

March 7, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Upcoming events in Austin's literary life.
"...cousin, Gaynor von Minct, embraces a Germany where "boots, blackjacks, and whips are the instruments of political policy." BookPeople..."

April 6, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Susie Bright Comes on Strong Ask a Sexpert
"...and tickles topics like the GOP, Camille Paglia, the Black Panthers, Dan Quayle, and lesbian moms, it's a bet..."

Nov. 10, 1995 Books Feature

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