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The Charter, the Devil, and the Details
Charter Revision Committee sends its recommendations to City Council
"...concentrated at a disadvantage. At the Feb. 2 meeting, the NAACP's Nelson Linder angrily accused Jung of speaking only for..."

Feb. 24, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Abbott Maps Meet Minority Opposition
AG throws oppressive interim maps into the ring to meet Feb. 6 deadline
"...districts at the expense of African-American voters. Texas State NAACP President Gary Bledsoe noted that "sadly, but not surprisingly,..."

Feb. 10, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Voter Groups Blast New Interim Maps
AG claims he cut a deadline deal with MALDEF, cuts everyone else out
"...Legislative Caucus (MALC), the Black Legislative Caucus nor the NAACP has signed off on the deal. Well, that's a..."

Feb. 6, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Behind Closed Doors
As the Feb. 6 redistricting deadline gets close, what cost unanimity?
"...and Hispanic groups. Throughout this process, LULAC and the NAACP have been very much on the same page, and..."

Jan. 30, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Nothing From Something
In Austin politics, the more things change, the more they stay the same
"...SMDs by redistricting experts Gary Bledsoe of the state NAACP, attorney David Richards, and Luis Figueroa of the Mexican..."

Jan. 13, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories
The unsteady hand of Texas justice
" the Texas Civil Rights Project and the Austin NAACP, based on accusations of excessive force against minority residents...."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sarah Silverman Strikes Back
Telling the truth at the Paramount about Rick Perry and the n-word
"...Good Ol’ Fashioned Racism, a special fundraiser for the NAACP at Austin's Paramount. With the show only five days..."

Oct. 28, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Get Out Your Colored Pencils
The San Antonio court says it will draw its own maps, and sparks begin to fly
"...voters and officeholders, the Legis­lative Black Caucus, the state NAACP, the Mexican American Legislative Caucus, Travis County, and the..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Actual Innocence
Austinite wrongfully convicted for a decade-old school prank hopes to clear his name
"...try to clear his name. He has approached the NAACP and the American Civil Liberties Union, but clearing a..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Caitlin Meredith

Search Results
Police monitor's report invites additional scrutiny
"...Nelson Linder, president of the Austin chapter of the NAACP, applauded Frasier's willingness to shine more light on the..."

July 22, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

"...David Van Os and the Austin chapter of the NAACP, had sought to force the county to provide paper..."

July 8, 2011 News Feature

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

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