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Naked City
"...'Nokoa' Nudges Along..."

Dec. 28, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...• It's been a whole 20 years since NOKOA: The Observer first hit the news stands, and despite..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature

Community Leaders Remember Akwasi Evans
The passing of Eastside writer and activist will be felt for "a long time"
"...met Evans in 1985, two years before Evans founded NOKOA: The Observer, the weekly newspaper he would publish and..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

A Niche of One's Own
Capitol Times Casts Wide Net in Covering News
"...veterans of the black publishing community, The Villager and Nokoa: The Observer, both publish out of the heavily minority-populated..."

June 12, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

KAZI's True Colors
The Reverend Frank Garrett Pushes KAZI to the Edge
"...about his Louganis comments, Garrett published an editorial in NOKOA the Observer on September 22, calling the women "two..."

Nov. 17, 1995 News Feature

R.I.P. Akwasi Evans, Eastside Writer and Activist
“He spoke his truth”
"...met Evans in 1985, two years before Evans founded NOKOA: The Observer, the weekly newspaper he would publish and..."

April 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...according to Allen. Akwasi Evans, editor of East Austin's Nokoa newspaper, called for reinstating the "consent decree," which had..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...The Nokoa African-American community newspaper is coordinating a free Kwanzaa celebration..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Beverly Besieged
Mike Clark-Madison previews the Place 4 City Council race.
"...she's picked up the vigorous endorsement of Eastside newspapers Nokoa and The Villager; and her campaign treasurer is Rev...."

May 3, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

RTP: Been There, Haven't Done That
The Rapid Transit Project tries to win voters over with its workshops.
"...the heels of the flood," but the African-American weekly Nokoa newspaper -- no friend of light rail -- complained..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...groups like the Black Citizens Task Force and newspaper NOKOA The Observer, have gotten the word out. Clyde Gonzales,..."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Feature

Eastside Community Organizations
"...an editorial niche between the homey Villager and brash Nokoa...."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

Paper Just White Stuff Around Chicken Poop
"...came up with this idea should go work for Nokoa. What a waste...."

April 12, 2010 Postmarks

City Hall Hustle: Herd Instinct: Rounding Up the Strayhorns
Who's voting for Strayhorn, and why?
"...of the African-American community. For instance, black community newspaper NOKOA: The Observer endorsed her. Some of the Eastside goodwill..."

May 1, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Scene at the Circus
Debate site starting to come alive – blogging from the Clinton-Obama showdown
"...Public Radio, and the BBC to the Llano News, Nokoa (The Observer), and the West Austin News. There are..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Happenings
Nov. 30-Dec. 5
"...THANKS, NOKOA, FOR 20 YEARS OF SERVICE Honor the long-running progressive..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature

Happenings
August 9-15
"...NOKOA: THE OBSERVER celebrates its 20th anniversary, after two decades..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature

Point Austin: Doing the Right Thing
The city takes a small step toward racial reconciliation
"...NOKOA publisher and editor Akwasi Evans, a 30-year Austinite, expressed..."

June 3, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
"A different brand of law enforcement" doesn't have to be a bad thing.
"...community -- Black Citizens Task Force leader Dorothy Turner, NOKOA Publisher Akwasi Evans, NAACP head Nelson Linder. They were..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...brown-bag lunch, signs provided. For more info: Akwasi Evans (NOKOA), 499-8713...."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Admiral Bobby Ray Inman, Old Austin icon Willie Kocurek, NOKOA publisher Akwasi Evans and former aide to Lady Bird..."

May 17, 2002 Column

Gus and the Others
Gus Garcia takes the mayoral election.
"...Reliable sources ("I've got pictures!" reported Nokoa editor Akwesi Evans) say that Eric Mitchell, bringing his..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
The Texas Coalition of Black Democrats holds a statewide candidate forum.
"...Tommy Wyatt of the Villager and Akwasi Evans of Nokoa...."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Juvenile Justice?
The fate of Lacresha Murray remains in a holding pattern as D.A. Ronnie Earle ponders how to proceed on a case that has brought him national criticism.
"...Missionary Chapel; Akwasi Evans, editor of the Austin weekly Nokoa; and Murray's most vocal advocate, Barbara Taft, who has..."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Willie or Won't He?
Willie Lewis Draws Two Opponents in Place 6
"...has the support of such well-known Eastside figures as Nokoa publisher Akwasi Evans and the Rev. Sterling Lands, and..."

April 14, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Savage Touch
Coming Full Circle
"...Tommy Wyatt, the publishers of East Austin community papers NOKOA and The Villager, respectively. (It's kind of like a..."

April 30, 1999 News Column

Unrepentant Truths
Talking with Tammy Gomez
"...Other Screen, profiling artists, and as writer for the Nokoa: The Observer, covering social issues that included the Women's..."

June 27, 1997 Books Feature

Whether You Like It or Not...
Eric Mitchell's Redevelopment Dreams
"...African-American FM-radio station, KAZI, and two black Eastside papers, Nokoa and The Villager, his public hearings on Eastside proposals..."

Sept. 29, 1995 News Feature

Media Clips
"...2. Nokoa..."

Aug. 25, 1995 News Column

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