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"...the gorgeous but highly opinionated head of the local NAACP chapter, and she in turn falls hard for him...."

Sept. 5, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Home, Sweet Home
(Or Slum, Slum, Slum?)
"...the Housing Committee for the Austin branch of the NAACP, said of The Meadows, "It doesn't lend itself to..."

Feb. 16, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Black Leaders Demand UT Leave “Eyes of Texas” Out of Sugar Bowl
The Longhorns face the Washington Huskies in New Orleans on Jan. 1
"...The Texas NAACP and the Texas Legislative Black Caucus issued a press..."

Dec. 28, 2023 Music Post by Carys Anderson

As Council Works to Improve Affordability With HOME, How Will Displacement Factor In?
Research shows small lots boost affordability though concerns linger
"...LDC. “We’ve always opposed this kind of zoning,” Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder told the Chronicle. “This kind of..."

Dec. 6, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

D.A. José Garza Dismisses Charges Against 17 Officers Indicted for 2020 Protest Response
D.A., City ask feds to investigate Austin Police Department
"...won’t be the first time. In 2004, the local NAACP chapter and the Texas Civil Rights Project requested a..."

Dec. 4, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Historic Black Church Won Federal Funds for Restoration. Why Is It Sitting Empty?
$150K to make the building usable hangs in the balance
"...need. It was once the meeting place of the NAACP and served integrated Sunday luncheons in the midst of..."

Oct. 13, 2023 News Post by Oscar Rodriguez

Austin's Hip-Hop Pioneers, in Their Own Words
The Austin History Center-archived rappers and industry innovators share stories
"...Austin Coalition in partnership with advocacy groups like the NAACP and Austin Justice Coalition. NOOK Turner is working on..."

Sept. 15, 2023 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

How Much of the Colorado Should We Leave Up to Elon Musk’s Discretion?
Tesla uses a massive amount of water while the Boring Co. attempts to dump its wastewater into the river
"...Community Alliance, a coalition of community groups including the NAACP, Hornsby Bend Alliance, Del Valle Community Coalition, and PODER...."

Aug. 11, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Cyrus Gray Hasn’t Been Convicted of a Crime, but He Spent Years in Jail
Now he is an advocate for the rights of the accused
"...Innocence Project, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, the NAACP, and the Hays County judges, trying to find someone..."

March 3, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Get a Clue: Janet Evanovich is Coming to the Texas Book Festival
Catch the “the most popular mystery writer alive” this November
"...David George Haskell (Sounds Wild and Broken), and nine-time NAACP Image Award winner Omar Epps (Nubia: The Awakening). Expect..."

Aug. 10, 2022 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...26 Travis County commissioners vote. Members from the Austin NAACP and the League of United Latin American Citizens demanded..."

July 29, 2022 News Feature

Texas Book Festival Announces Omar Epps for 2022 Lineup
First author list includes Angie Cruz, Sandra Brown, more
"...A Screen Actors Guild Award and nine-time NAACP Image Award winner, and author of the autobiographical From..."

July 13, 2022 Arts Post by Kaushiki Roy

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...on May 24, Black Voters Matter, along with the NAACP, ACLU, and other organizations, will lead a "Texans Address..."

April 29, 2022 News Feature

Public Notice: The City's Day in Court
Plus: $100 million buses; $0.00 fares
"...have been two amicus briefs filed: by the Austin NAACP and three other groups opposing the city, and by..."

Oct. 1, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Celia Israel Makes "Exploratory" Move Toward 2022 Mayor's Race
State rep not seeking a fifth term in Texas House
"...worked with along her way - people like Austin NAACP leader Nelson Linder, former Rep. Glen Maxey, arts advocate..."

Sept. 22, 2021 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

House Dems' 11th-Hour Walkout Stops SB7 In Its Tracks
"Election integrity" bill stymied (for now) as session ends
"...still hadn’t seen the conference committee report. The state’s NAACP and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) leadership..."

May 31, 2021 News Post by Benton Graham

Stop Asian Hate Rally and Vigil
"...Nelson Lender, President of Austin NAACP..."

April 22, 2021 Photo Gallery

Watch: Chronicle Hosts Discussion of Prop F (aka Strong Mayor)
Both sides of the "Strong Mayor" debate
"...own forum, with APR founder Andrew Allison and Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder squaring up against Emily Timm of..."

April 8, 2021 News Post by News Staff

Meet the People Behind the Props With the Chronicle’s Virtual Election Forums
VIDEO: Local campaigns join News Editor Mike Clark-Madison to discuss what they’re supporting – or opposing – on the May 1 ballot
"...own forum, with APR founder Andrew Allison and Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder squaring up against Emily Timm of..."

April 9, 2021 News Feature

Election Ticker: Democracy, Dollars
Austinites for Progressive Reform, opposition PACs report campaign finances
"...committee, such as Nelson Linder, president of the Austin NAACP, and Mimi Marziani, president of the Texas Civil Rights..."

April 9, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

"Strong-Mayor" Proposal Divides Austin's Progressives
Power to the people?
"...leadership committee of APR and president of the local NAACP chapter. "Even if our mayor now can address that,..."

March 5, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Local Writer Makes Black History Month Accessible to All
Autumn Arnett knows there are stories to be told
"...Feb. 12: The NAACP and James Weldon Johnson, its first Black executive secretary..."

Feb. 12, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Election Ticker: A Tale of Two Propositions
Prop A jostling amid record-breaking voting stats
"...Crescent." Austin Jus­tice Coalition, Workers Defense Action Fund, and NAACP Austin's Nelson Linder have all thrown their support behind..."

Oct. 16, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Public Notice: Affordability Amended
Developers clean up, but where’s the housing?
"...Registration Drive this Saturday, Sept. 26, 11am-2pm at the NAACP Austin Branch, 1709 E. 12th...."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin Teen’s Small Business Raises Funds for COVID-19 Relief
nutssosweet goes from Jennifer Fang's kitchen to your snack drawer
" charities like Austin Disaster Relief Network and the NAACP...."

Sept. 21, 2020 Food Post by Naomi Brady

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Dallas Acid blows some bubbles, KUTX remembers the Armadillo, and more music for the moment
"...edition of a charity series, this release benefits the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Relief International with..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Precinct Chairs Set to Choose Next County Judge
Rarely used selection process causes a stir
"...important to the chairs; Travillion was president of the NAACP Austin chapter for seven years and president of the..."

Aug. 14, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Our favorite albums, videos, and performances
"...donate 100% of its share of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. – Derek Udensi CP Loony: The Rebel..."

July 3, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Texas Democratic Convention to Host Panels, U.S. Senate Debate Online
Originally to be held in San Antonio, the TDC kicks off June 1
"...(currently representing the TDP in its vote-by-mail lawsuits), Texas NAACP President Gary Bledsoe, and Travis County D.A. candidate José..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Tzintzún Ramirez Endorses Royce West for Senate
Runners-up join forces to take on MJ Hegar in run-off
"...Travis County Precinct 3 Constable Stacy Suits and Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder, also announcing their support for West...."

March 9, 2020 News Post by Michael King

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