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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

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
"...to 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

Seven Gift Ideas for Father’s Day
If you have a foodie father, these gifts are a perfect fête
"...Club profits from June are being donated to the NAACP...."

June 17, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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

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