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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

When Did the Single-Family Home Go From Being the American Dream to an Urbanist Nightmare?
One policy wonk's view of how we got here
"...of PODER, and Nelson Linder, head of the local NAACP chapter. Almanza and Linder both called for delay until..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

On the Ground at Austin’s First-Ever African American Genealogy Conference
A community considers its roots
"...the notable civil rights activist and president of the NAACP's Austin chapter from 1962 to 1983, who marched beside..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

Election Ticker: From the Council Dais to Round Rock
Endorsements are rolling in for March 2020 Primary
"...courts have seen in years." In his shout-out, Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder focuses on Moore's creation of a..."

Jan. 24, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community March & Festival
"...Local NAACP President Nelson Linder addresses the crowd gathered at the..."

Jan. 20, 2020 Photo Gallery

City Council Moves Along From the Ballot to the Budget
4700 Riverside inches forward, propositions tweaked
"...the court's ruling on a lawsuit filed by local NAACP President Nelson Linder, the new language omits references to..."

Aug. 30, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Point Austin: Is There a Lawyer in the House?
Legal opinions abound in the lead-up to November's elections
" a suit brought not by Bunch but by NAACP President Nelson Linder, it foundered for entirely different reasons,..."

Aug. 30, 2019 News Column by Michael King

Residents to Vote for Hotel Occupancy Tax Allocation, Soccer
County, city grapple for hotel dollars
"...On Aug. 13, local NAACP President Nelson Linder filed a lawsuit against the city..."

Aug. 23, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Zach Theatre's Notes From the Field
This production of Anna Deavere Smith's provocative docudrama calls out America's criminal justice system
"...storytellers is Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, who provides a sobering..."

March 15, 2019 Arts Review by Bob Abelman

The Challenge of Playing Living People in Zach Theatre's Notes From the Field
The cast discusses how hard it can be getting into the skin of living people in Anna Deavere Smith’s play
"...The statement comes from Sherrilyn Ifill, head of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and one of 16..."

March 1, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"...Initiative, League of Women Voters of Texas, the Texas NAACP; 2) ACLU of Texas and national ACLU, Texas Civil..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature

Austin Resident Named in Texas Voter Purge Debacle, Files Suit
"They basically accused me of committing fraud"
"...League of Women Voters of Texas, and the Texas NAACP, represented by the ACLU, makes a similar case. “The..."

Feb. 5, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

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