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DOJ Plays Peacemaker
Public meeting to address slate of officer-involved shootings
"...forum, now also drawing the sponsorship of the Austin NAACP, will be a chance for the community to air..."

Sept. 24, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Commissioners Race Kicks Into Gear
Jung and Shea campaigns release dueling endorsement lists
"...Ag Commissioner Jim Hightower, former Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos, Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder, and Livable City Chair Ann Kitchen...."

Sept. 11, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Civics 101
"...opportunities for young minority males. Panelists include Austin Branch NAACP President Nelson Linder, Travis County Assistant District Attorney Gary..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Column

The AggreGAYtor: August 27
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...HRC and the NAACP hosted the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington...."

Aug. 27, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Much Heat, Some Light at Forum on APD Shooting
APD Chief Art Acevedo comes under sharp questioning at town hall forum
"...The concluding speaker was Nelson Linder of the Austin NAACP, who urged the audience to get politically involved, to..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Civics 101
"...economic opportunities for young minority males. Panelists include Austin NAACP Pres. Nelson Linder, Travis County Assistant D.A. Gary Cobb,..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Column

Much Heat, Some Light at Eastside Forum on APD Shooting
APD's Art Acevedo faced sharp questions Thursday night
"...The concluding speaker was Nelson Linder of the Austin NAACP, who urged the audience to get politically involved, to..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Complaint About Judge's Alleged Racist Comments Moved to D.C.
Jones' conduct will be reviewed by D.C. Circuit
"...made in the original complaint, filed by the Austin NAACP, Texas Civil Rights Project, and LULAC, among others...."

June 13, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Judge Edith Jones: Blacks and Hispanics More Violent
Complaint filed over Jones's discriminatory and biased comments
"...complaint, filed by the Texas Civil Rights Project, Austin NAACP, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and..."

June 4, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: A Movement for Common Sense
Saturday rally highlights public support for gun regulation
"...Council Member Mike Martinez, County Commissioner Sarah Eckhardt, local NAACP Chair Nelson Linder, and survivors of gun violence from..."

April 5, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Death Watch: Racial Bias Infected Sentencing Hearing
Saga to secure new hearing for Duane Buck continues
"...a writ filed last week, Buck's lawyers with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Texas Defender Service argue that..."

March 21, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Success So Far in Spite of 'Chronicle'
"...for Geographic Representation, League of United Latin American Citizens, NAACP, and Asian voter associations) for their successful outreach programs...."

March 4, 2013 Postmarks

Bonus Bill of the Week: Corporations Can't Vote, But Can Make It Rain
Dems seek constitutional overturn for Citizens United
"...Zarifis, Texas AFL-CIO legal director Rick Levy, and Austin NAACP president Nelson Linder plus representatives from the Workers Defense..."

Jan. 13, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

In Favor of Proposition 3
"...organizations including Austin Neighborhoods Council, Democrats, Republicans, Green Party, NAACP, LULAC, UT Student Government, Austin’s Human Rights Commission, Austin..."

Oct. 24, 2012 Postmarks

Advocates Prepare for Showdown on Single-Member Districts
Two districting activist groups do outreach for the November election
"...Rd.) – dedicated to Arthur B. DeWitty, the former NAACP president whose near-successful campaign for City Council in 1951..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Point Austin: Justice Demands Affirmative Action
In UT admissions case, 'diversity' is important – but justice more so
"...of the university – from predictable allies like the NAACP, ACLU, and numerous human rights organizations, but also from..."

Aug. 17, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Working 'The Corner'
Neighbors and officials plan one more effort to save the neighborhood around 12th and Chicon
"...hope for success. Nelson Linder, head of the Austin NAACP – its offices just west of 12th and Chicon..."

July 13, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Consent Decree for APD?
Civil rights activists say it's needed
"...the Austin Police Department, Nelson Linder of the Austin NAACP and Jim Harrington with the Texas Civil Rights Project,..."

June 27, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

City Charter Committee Single-Membered, Not Single-Minded
The CRC reports to City Council – not with one voice
"...Rep. Ann Kitchen, presenting the minority report, and local NAACP President Nelson Linder. Kitchen said the seven-member minority strongly..."

March 16, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

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
"...by 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

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

July 8, 2011 News Feature

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