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NAACP Blindsided by Condemnation of Longtime Offices
After spending a year in a portable office, the NAACP feels the rug pulled out from under them
"...years at 1717 E. 12th, Austin's branch of the NAACP had the rug pulled out from under it with..."

June 3, 2022 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

NAACP Issues “Clarion Call” to City Government
Linder challenges city to “quit talking” about equity and “send money”
"...In a Thursday morning City Hall press conference, Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder excoriated Mayor Steve Adler and the..."

Aug. 10, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Excessive Force Has Increased, NAACP Leader Says
Groups ask DOJ to reopen APD investigation
"...the Austin Police Department, Nelson Linder of the Austin NAACP and Jim Harrington with the Texas Civil Rights Project..."

July 6, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

NAACP and LULAC: Texas Education System Violates Federal Law
State board members say they're just whining
"...submittal, signed by Gary Bledsoe, president of the Texas NAACP, and Joey D. Cardenas Jr., director of Texas LULAC,..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Withhold federal money until police resolve race crisis, group demands
"...The Austin chapter of the NAACP is asking the U.S. Deptartment of Justice to withhold..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Capitol Chronicle
Apparently, the candidates for statewide office have better things to do than answer tough questions from the Texas NAACP.
"...faces at last weekend's annual conference of the Texas NAACP. Most are in such a hurry to get their..."

Oct. 12, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Supreme Court judge biopic has bite
" it does on just one of the young NAACP lawyer’s early cases, instead of following the entirety of..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

David Van Os on Single-Member Districts
Texas attorney on the history of the "gentlemen’s agreement"
"...Fascinating stuff: I was the lawyer who represented the NAACP and sometimes LULAC in long-running litigation to invalidate the..."

Feb. 28, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Education Austin Calls Out AISD Police
Austin Justice Coalition, the NAACP, the Transgender Education Network of Texas, and more insist on “roundtable discussion” to address policing in schools
"...from Austin Justice Coalition, the local chapter of the NAACP, the Transgender Education Network of Texas, and candidates running..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

White Dog
With typically blunt, disturbing, combative, unconventional storytelling, Fuller tackles the disease of bigotry with this story about a racist dog.
" redirected. During the filming of White Dog, the NAACP maintained observers on the set and after a few..."

July 10, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Linder vs. Davis: The Past and Future of Pct. 1
Austin NAACP head Nelson Linder paints a bleak portrait of Pct. 1
"...An Aug. 25 Statesman op-ed by Austin NAACP head Nelson Linder – mostly warning against "power brokers"..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Task Force to Abbott: Don't Mess With Texas
Minority and voter representation advocates deplore AG's stalling
"...The League of Women Voters, MALDEF and the NAACP have a very simple message for Attorney General Greg..."

Nov. 30, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

State Enviro Agency Accused of Racism
Three longtime African-American employees of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality go public with charges that they were denied opportunities for advancement and systematically blocked from salary increases
"...racial discrimination. Having sought the backing of the Austin NAACP, the African-American workers, part of the Support Services division,..."

Feb. 10, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

If You're White, It's All Right
The colors of justice in Williamson County
"...Nelson Linder, president of the Austin chapter of the NAACP. "But based on our analysis, they are harsher for..."

Sept. 24, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...a major goal of TFN and ALA. -- M.C.M. NAACP's Mission This week, Parisrice Robinson begins his two-year term..."

Jan. 3, 1997 News Feature

Council E-mails Prompt Ethics Complaint, Lawsuit
The consequences of hitting the send button
"...On Feb. 28, Nelson Linder, president of the Austin NAACP, filed an ethics complaint against Mayor Lee Leffingwell and..."

March 11, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...• The local office of the NAACP is serving as a satellite voter-info office for residents..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature

Local Civil Rights Hero Overton Dies
Activist helped desegregate Austin's schools
"...during his lengthy tenure as president of the Austin NAACP. True to form, he named one of his loyal..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Picking Up the TAB
The Travis Co. DA and the courts consider Texas Association of Business money spent during the fall campaign.
"...affirmed that process. Comparing the T.A.B. situation to the NAACP -- which in 1958 successfully challenged the state of..."

March 28, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...The Austin chapter of the NAACP is calling for the federal Dept. of Justice to..."

Jan. 3, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Colman Domingo brings a lost mainstay of the Civil Rights Movement to life
"...he nurses a grudge against the members of the NAACP who turned on him...."

Nov. 10, 2023 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

City Employees Blast Civil Rights Office Reorganization
Labor and justice advocates worry equity is being deprioritized
" employees union and the local chapter of the NAACP held a press conference at the shared building of..."

Sept. 15, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Investigation Finds Hostile Work Environment in Civil Rights Office
Things fall apart
"...Nelson Linder, president of the Austin branch of the NAACP, worries the city's equity-focused offices are coming dangerously close..."

July 22, 2022 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

Du Bois v. Washington?
Jeff Travillion formally enters Pct. 1 Commissioners Race
"...rights activist and attorney and president of the Texas NAACP. Travillion led the Austin branch (1992-1997), and is currently..."

Oct. 30, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Department of Strange Clarifications
Fire chief sets the record straight
"...from the City Hall e-mail releases – specifically, the NAACP ethics complaint against Mayor Lee Leffing­well and Mayor Pro..."

March 18, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Unsuspended Judgments
Battle lines drawn over the police shooting of Kevin Brown
"...At a press conference last week outside the Austin NAACP offices, the family of Kevin Brown, shot and killed..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Teacher Accused of Making Student Eat Soap
Parents say their 5-year-old was forced to ingest soap by a special ed teacher at Sims Elementary
"...The Austin NAACP is demanding that AISD respond publicly to allegations that..."

March 10, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Quality of Life for Blacks in Austin: Going Beyond Midtown
The city's treatment of blacks – both governmentally and culturally – is questioned
" as many years. The Austin chapter of the NAACP filed a similar request in 2002, after the shooting..."

April 1, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Maps, Balls, and Testifying
The testimony gets mighty strange at the re-redistricting trial.
"...from East and South Texas, intervening congressional Democrats, the NAACP, LULAC, MALDEF and the American GI Forum, the Texas..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Here We Go Again
The redistricting case resumes: one more battle in a protracted war.
"...why the state's major civil rights organizations -- the NAACP, Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the League of..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Column by Michael King

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