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Tovo's Triumph
Place 3 winner pledges to look out 'for the public interest, not special interest'
"...part of the day riding with Tovo and Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder in the Juneteenth parade, said she..."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Amy Smith

DOJ Closes Police Inquiry
APD needs to close 'gaps in use-of-force reports'
"...requested in 2004 by Nelson Linder of the Austin NAACP and Jim Harrington with the Texas Civil Rights Project,..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Expiation Day
If apologies are in order, the line forms here
"...council members should behave. We could start with the NAACP's Nelson Linder, who was mad enough about the Leffingwell/Martinez..."

March 11, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Voter ID: Yadda Yadda Yadda
Mostly a replay of last session
"...Gary Bledsoe from the NAACP recounted the history of racial discrimination in Texas, and..."

Jan. 25, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Frasier Named New Police Monitor
The former sheriff will start work on Jan. 18
"...Ott's pick, including Nelson Linder, head of the Austin NAACP. His disappointment wasn't personal – Frasier is a fine..."

Dec. 29, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

City Hall Hustle: New Lease on Quality of Life
Steering away from the turbulence of the past
"...increased, but the black population has decreased," said Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder, comparing census data from 2000 against..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Return of the Prodigal Plans
Council checks in on several ongoing long-range planning efforts
"...Nelson Linder, president of the Austin chapter of the NAACP. A second presentation concerns another Downtown issue: the new..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Travis Dems Allege GOP Voter Intimidation Plot
Claim East and SE Austin minorities targeted
"...Dawnna Dukes and Eddie Rodriguez as well as local NAACP president Nelson Linder and Jim Harrington of the Texas..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: Hanging Together or Apart
Sanders vote less about money than community, race, and justice
"...and black/white racial lines. Online trolls are demanding Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder's ouster, after Linder denounced the vote..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Sanders Settlement Collapses
City Council rejects payment to family, will proceed to trial
"...Speaking to reporters afterward, Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder was less guarded. While saying council's..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Holy Uproar Over Eastside Teardown
Neighborhood fights demolition of former Eastside convent
"...civic leader and former state Rep. Wil­hel­mina Delco, Texas NAACP President Gary Bledsoe, and Bledsoe's wife, Austin American-Statesman editorial..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 15-21
"...SOCIAL JUSTICE SPRING BRUNCH with NAACP's Nelson Linder and LULAC's Marcelo Tafoya. 10:30am. Cafe Caffeine,..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature

Supports Jan Patterson
"...Mary’s University Law School and president of the Texas NAACP, refers law students to the opinion Jan Patterson wrote..."

Feb. 25, 2010 Postmarks

The Long Vindication
After 35 years and a lengthy sentence for robbery, Ronnie Barrs remains determined to prove his innocence
"...and state Rep. Gonzalo Barrientos; to the ACLU, the NAACP, and the Department of Justice; and even to the..."

Jan. 15, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 14-21
"...MLK KEYNOTE ADDRESS American Book Award recipient and NAACP Image Award winner Michael Eric Dyson delivers this year's..."

Jan. 15, 2010 News Feature

Top 9 Local Stories
"...rather than welcome crowds of mostly African-American visitors. The NAACP and city leaders responded with a street demo and..."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

APD Implements Suggested 'Action Items'
Acevedo agrees with all but four DOJ recommendations
"...made in 2004 by Nelson Linder of the Austin NAACP and Jim Harrington with the Texas Civil Rights Project,..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Cole to Council
Officials and interest groups press councils to upgrade squad-car cameras
"...unlikely if not strange bedfellows: civil rights leaders including NAACP Austin Presid­ent Nelson Linder and pastor Joseph Park­er, but..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Kerr Draws EEOC Complaint
Fire Marshal/Battalion Chief Don Smith charges reverse discrimination
"...the City Council; and African-American community leaders such as NAACP Austin President Nelson Linder and the Rev. Sterling Lands...."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

A Virgin Walks Into a Civil Rights Debate ...
The State Board of Ed circus is back in town
"...member Fidel Acevedo, and Yannis Banks of the Texas NAACP, decrying Barton and Peter Marshall's opinions. Marshall apparently wasn't..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Pearce Meeting Tonight
District seeks community input on saving school and debunks myth of Commissioner Scott's appeal
"...of Pearce." In an open letter to Carstarphen, Austin NAACP Chairman Nelson Linder wrote, "We are disappointed that you..."

July 15, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: The Supremes Bail Out
Court ruling lets Voting Rights Act live for another day
"...The Mexican-American Legal Defense & Educational Fund and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund attorneys who argued against..."

June 26, 2009 News Column by Michael King

"...• The Austin chapter of the NAACP held a meeting Tuesday at the Ebenezer Baptist Church..."

May 29, 2009 News Feature

Some Kind of Trifecta?
"...22], a candid quote by Nelson Linder and his NAACP insurance joint [“Quote of the Week”], and a photo..."

May 23, 2009 Postmarks

City Hall Hustle: Fiery Colors
Reorganizing the AFD is about money ... and justice
"...African-American community leaders the Rev. Sterling Lands and Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder. Item 13 would maintain the meager..."

May 22, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

"...– Austin NAACP's Nelson Linder, on the Austin Fire Depart­ment's diversity debate..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature

Eastside Police Shooting: One Man Dead, One Wounded
Officials ask for calm and patience from the community
"...and impartially," he said. Earlier Monday, Brown and local NAACP President Nelson Linder reportedly helped calm the crowd...."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Diversion Program for Vets Clears Committee
Bill proposes treatment, not jail, for vets who run afoul of the law
" offices, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the NAACP, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the Texas..."

April 24, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Off the Record
Freddie's Place unplugs, crate digging for Record Store Day, the second coming of Arc Angels, and sitting stage left at Austin City Limits
"...• The Austin chapter of the NAACP canceled its plans to protest outside of Flamingo Cantina..."

April 17, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
If a Downtown venue closes down for the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, does it make a sound?
"...Manager Marc Ott and the Austin chapter of the NAACP, among others. A media feeding frenzy ensued...."

April 10, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

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