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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

Rustin
Colman Domingo brings a lost mainstay of the Civil Rights Movement to life
"...he nurses a grudge against the members of the NAACP who turned on him...."

Nov. 10, 2023 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

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

Day Trips: Buffalo Soldiers Memorial, San Angelo
Black enlisted soldiers get their own memorial this summer
"...A project of the San Angelo NAACP, the memorial was dedicated on July 28, 2023 –..."

Sept. 22, 2023 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

City Employees Blast Civil Rights Office Reorganization
Labor and justice advocates worry equity is being deprioritized
"...city employees union and the local chapter of the NAACP held a press conference at the shared building of..."

Sept. 15, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

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

Bento Picnic Is Closing, Diner Bar Is Boosting Bailey, There’s a Republican With a Cafe for You, Salt & Time and El Chile Enter the Brunching Brawl, Farmer’s Fridge Brightens the Friendly Skies, and So! Much! More!
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...N. Lamar) is donating 5% of sales to the NAACP every Friday in February. Yes, citizen, you can nom..."

Feb. 8, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Till
Oddly glossy version of the quest for justice for Emmett Till
"...Jim Crow South and reenergized the mission of the NAACP. Most recently, the memory of young Till’s death became..."

Nov. 4, 2022 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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

Investigation Finds Hostile Work Environment in Civil Rights Office
Things fall apart
"...Nelson Linder, president of the Austin branch of the NAACP, worries the city's equity-focused offices are coming dangerously close..."

July 22, 2022 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

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

What’s a Grand Jury, and Is It Being Manipulated to Indict Police Officers?
More cops are being indicted, but why all the secrecy?
"...the longtime president of the Austin branch of the NAACP, was intimately involved in many of these cases. He..."

June 24, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

NAACP Blindsided by Condemnation of Longtime Offices
After spending a year in a portable office, the NAACP feels the rug pulled out from under them
"...years at 1717 E. 12th, Austin's branch of the NAACP had the rug pulled out from under it with..."

June 3, 2022 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

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

Opinion: When It Comes to Health Care in Austin, There Can Be No Equity Without Accountability
Opinion: It's time for the Travis County Commissioners Court to order an independent performance audit of Central Health
"...Equity First, the collaboration of the local LULAC and NAACP, has released a troubling new report detailing eight Central..."

April 22, 2022 Column by Nelson Linder

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

Lawmakers, Students Demand UT Ditch “Eyes of Texas” Once and For All
UT cannot get away
"...Monday, state Rep. Ron Rey­nolds, D-Missouri City, joined Texas NAACP Pres­i­dent Gary Bledsoe, Austin NAACP Pres­ident Nelson Linder, and..."

April 2, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

"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

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