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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

DOJ Plays Peacemaker
Public meeting to address slate of officer-involved shootings
", 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

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