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Cactus Rose Supporters Ask for Delay on Rezoning
Mobile home residents to be dislocated for market-rate apartments and retail complex
" Susana Almanza of PODER, included representatives from Austin's NAACP, Sierra Club, and Austin Neighborhoods Council. In a press..."

June 17, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Cameras for Cops
Will City Council get a policy in place on June 9?
"...the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition's Kathy Mitchell, and the NAACP's Yannis Banks. Reyes said that APD incorporated two suggestions..."

June 3, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Pushed Policies
"...Austin Urban League and the Austin chapter of the NAACP wrote an open letter before the vote that caused..."

May 27, 2016 Postmarks

Chronicle Endorsements
The Chronicle’s endorsements for the May 24 run-offs
"...and has performed important advocacy work in the state NAACP and on behalf of area voters – defending fair..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature

Slinging Mud: Sampson vs. Travillion
In response to challenger Arthur Sampson's attacks, Travis County Commissioner front-runner Jeff Travillion joked, "I'm surprised to learn what a bad person I am."
"...the two have worked together in the past on NAACP issues (Travillion is the state organization's communications director). He..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Officer Who Killed Teen Fired
Joseph family's attorney calls the decision a "good first step"
"...shooting to his invitation to black activists from the NAACP, Black Lives Matter, the Austin Justice Coalition, and Measure..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

APD Officer Freeman Fired
Geoffrey Freeman "indefinitely suspended" for David Joseph shooting
"...shooting to his invitation to black activists from the NAACP, Black Lives Matter, Austin Justice Coalition, and Measure ATX..."

March 21, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Shout Into the Wind
The Citizen Review Panel takes public testimony on David Joseph
"...police the mentally vulnerable. Nelson Linder, president of Austin’s NAACP, brought up Graham v. Connor, the Supreme Court’s precedent..."

March 11, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

New Names for the Texas Film Hall of Fame
Who is the first Austin Chronicle Champion of the Arts?
"...and a Screen Actors Guild, People’s Choice, Prism, and NAACP Image winner, the Houston native earned plaudits for her..."

Feb. 22, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Sanctity of All Life?
Notes on David Joseph's death
"...of an informal coalition – which included activists from NAACP, Black Lives Matter, Austin Justice Coalition, and Measure ATX..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Post by Kahron Spearman

Chronicle Endorsements
"...and has performed important advocacy work in the state NAACP and on behalf of area voters – defending fair..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature

We're Still Here
Assessing the continuing black Austin experience
"...In 1951, when Austin NAACP President Arthur DeWitty was nearly elected to city council,..."

Jan. 8, 2016 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

Austin Wear Orange Walk
"...NAACP Austin President Nelson Linder..."

Dec. 15, 2015 Photo Gallery

Early Returns
Four declare candidacy for the Pct. 1 Commissioners Court Primary Race
"...are more than generational differences," Aug. 25) from Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder, who, without directly naming Butts, accused..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

SXSW Eco Returns
Panelists take a variety of approaches to environmentalism
"...Donele Wilkins of Green Door Init­i­a­tive, and Jacqueline Patterson, NAACP director of environmental and climate justice. Levi Strauss Foundation..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Jessi Cape

Bringing Body Cameras Into Focus
Public Safety Committee considers new technology
"...Safety Commission; Austin Police Association President Ken Casaday; local NAACP President Nelson Linder; Police Monitor Margo Frasier; and Ely..."

Sept. 29, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Prez for Life & Beyond: Lester Young
Tenor sax king helped put Kansas City on the musical map
"...Born on August 27, 1909, the same year the NAACP was founded, Young is said to have had little..."

Aug. 27, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

News Roundup: Smoke and Fire
Arsonists, burn bans, and heated arguments
" in both the Black Austin Democrats and the NAACP. The other is Arthur Sampson, who previously worked for..."

Aug. 17, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

5th Circuit: Voter ID Discriminatory
Appeals court ruling upholds spirit of earlier overturning
"...parties, including the U.S. Department of Justice, LULAC, the NAACP, and the Texas Association of Hispanic County Judges and..."

Aug. 5, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Wrong Kind of Rebel Rock
Why bands are lowering the Confederate battle flag
"...when he received a Great Expectations award from the NAACP...."

July 22, 2015 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

"...reform to the criminal justice system Tuesday at the NAACP national convention, advocating against mass incarceration. He announced a..."

July 17, 2015 News Feature

Lege Lines
Budget fight on the horizon, GOP leadership spat, TMF thwarts anti-choice measures, and more
"...2011? It's back in the courts, with the Texas NAACP appearing before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Body Cameras for APD, but When?
Likely two-year timeline before full implementation
"...NAACP Austin President Nelson Linder told the commission that he..."

April 28, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

TCDP Holds Police Accountability Forum
APD goes on the defensive
"...Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder, a longtime advocate for greater police..."

Sept. 4, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

The Making of Gone With the Wind
The Ransom Center's epic retelling of how this epic motion picture came to be
"...Fitzgerald; African-Americans' concerns about the film expressed by the NAACP and in the press, and the battle over the..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

The Hightower Report: North Carolina's Moral Freedom Summer
The Moral Monday Movement is on the move again!
"...far-right-wing politicians and plutocrats running amok. Led by the NAACP, tens of thousands of North Carolinians have joined the..."

July 18, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

‘We Got This!’
Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole aims to drop the ‘Pro Tem’
"...– her family, her pastor Rev. Joe Parker, the NAACP's Nelson Linder, longtime Dem activist Cecilia Crossley – and..."

May 31, 2014 News Post by Michael King

LBJ Library to Host Civil Rights Summit
Carter and Clinton to deliver keynotes
"...W. Bush. Among other prominent participants will be former NAACP chairman Julian Bond, author Taylor Branch, San Antonio Mayor..."

Feb. 21, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

The Hightower Report: Moral Monday on the Move
Moral Monday on the move
"...To follow its progress and offer support, go to"

Jan. 24, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

Death Watch: CCA Dismisses Buck Appeal
Ignores question of racial bias in defendant's trial
"...Black, who with the Texas Defender Service and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, is representing Buck. The..."

Nov. 20, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

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