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Shining Lighthouse
"...promises a comprehensive exploration of the different eras of slavery in America, from colonization to the Civil War. Angela..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Screens Column by Margaret Moser

Think Positive
"...In reference to Kurt Standiford's letter on slavery ["Postmarks," Vol.17, No.30], he is a slave to his..."

May 8, 1998 Column

Writes of Spring
Off the Bookshelf
"...a strictly causal relationship between the economic conditions of slavery - which inflicted responsibilities on women that were similar..."

April 3, 1998 Books Review

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...salsa, and soukous - are results of Western Europe's slavery of Africans, mixing the exiled with the equally subjugated..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

"...In the period being dramatized, the economic considerations of slavery overwhelmed the moral ones. Baldwin is fighting this battle..."

Dec. 19, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Connecting a Few Dots
"...people into the deathly life of barely paid wage slavery, manufacturing First World products. Will those peoples rise and..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Column by Michael Ventura

Live Shots
"...on the Fields, Wynton Marsalis' epic work on American slavery, might be surprised to know what they missed. Marsalis,..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Music Feature

In Black and White
Jesse Jackson and Tom Wicker
"...the civil rights reforms to remedy the effects of slavery, Southern apartheid, and the nation-wide systematic classification of blacks..."

Aug. 30, 1996 Books Feature

Opinion: White Privilege in Austin’s Unhoused Community
Alberta Phillips, chair of the ECHO Board of Governors, explains the kind of racism that can lock Black people into a lifetime of living unsheltered
"...the criminal justice system with its enduring legacy of slavery in which Black people were targeted and arrested for..."

March 19, 2021 Column by Alberta Phillips

Riders Against the Storm Hit Their Stride With Flowers for the Living
Three-time winners of the Austin Music Awards' Band of the Year honors keep building community and creativity
"...this happened," he stresses. "Racism is a pandemic. Genocide, slavery – these are social and cultural pandemics. We've survived..."

Feb. 26, 2021 Music Feature by Derek Udensi

Local Writer Makes Black History Month Accessible to All
Autumn Arnett knows there are stories to be told
"...children to know that our history is not just slavery and MLK, as it's often taught," Daniels said. "I..."

Feb. 12, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Austin at Large: Forget the Alamo
It’s strike three for Texas in the white-power rebellion game. Time to call folks out.
"...before. There's the Revolution itself, a fight to preserve slavery after even Mexico's own dictatorship outran its liberty-­loving northern..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Texas Book Festival 2020: Mychal Denzel Smith
A conversation with the author of Stakes Is High
"...obviously things have changed, I am not in chattel slavery – this is a huge difference. But the sort..."

Nov. 4, 2020 Arts Post by Evan Rodriguez

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...inequality: "Like we ain't go through all of this slavery for nobody to care/ Might as well hang me..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Qmmunity: Back to School and Bassackwardlandia
State Board of Education excludes queer and trans kids in sex ed overhaul
"...From textbook wars to debates on slavery's role in the Civil War, the State Board of..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...rights. He was a slave owner but proposed abolishing slavery in 1785. Burr fought in a duel with Alexander..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Council Recap: Undoing Austin’s White Supremacist Legacy
A Juneteenth holiday, renamings, alcohol rules among changes
" the capitol of a republic whose constitution protected slavery and explicitly barred Black and indigenous people from citizenship.”..."

July 31, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Festivities ... Celebrate the commemoration of the end of slavery in Texas with weekendlong events. Friday night's "Stay Black..."

June 19, 2020 News Feature

U.S. Senate Debate Closes Upbeat Texas Dem Convention
M.J. Hegar and Royce West seize the center
"...Reparations for slavery?: Asked their opinions of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s proposed..."

June 8, 2020 News Post by Michael King

The Good Lord Bird Swoops in for ATX TV Fest ... From the Couch!
Ethan Hawke series to headline Saturday: Plus The Mandalorian
"...fallout of the Civil War and the fight against slavery, then maybe it's a good moment to remember the..."

June 3, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Opinion: U.S. Sen. John Cornyn’s Comments Scapegoat, Endanger, and Distract
The senator has put his Asian American constituents in harm’s way, while giving cover to the government’s anemic response to the COVID-19 pandemic
"...presently completing a dissertation on the effects of plantation slavery upon American political thought and culture in the 19th..."

April 17, 2020 Column by Nick Bloom

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, April 10-16
"...on behalf of his people, delivering them out of slavery in Egypt. Yet God didn’t allow him to enter..."

April 10, 2020 Column by Rob Brezsny

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, March 26-April 1
"...Christ actually taught. He advocated for the abolition of slavery, prison reform, the ordination of women priests, and a..."

March 27, 2020 Column by Rob Brezsny

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Gets Political With the Chronicle
He should be a prime-time news analyst. Televisions would melt.
" terror. They have to go back to the slavery they've already endured 500 years. No wonder they're fighting..."

March 20, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

New Series Motherland: Fort Salem Conjures a Magical Post-Patriarchy Present
Freeform gets bewitched, bothered, and goes to war
"...comes by way of the Spree. Believing conscription is slavery by another name, this terrorist organization seeks to dismantle..."

March 13, 2020 Screens Feature by Shalavé Cawley

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Braces Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...debating whether Moses was a Founding Father or if slavery maybe didn't spark the Civil War – is in..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...debating whether Moses was a Founding Father or if slavery maybe didn't spark the Civil War – is in..."

Feb. 18, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Shameful and Racist
"...instead chose to honor people who fought to preserve slavery in the Confederate States of America? Confederate Heroes Day..."

Jan. 27, 2020 Postmarks

Jarrott Productions' The Niceties
In this staging of Eleanor Burgess' drama, the frictions of American society catch fire in an academic's office
"...revolt wouldn't have succeeded had it not been for slavery. With the black underclass in chains, it couldn't rise..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Arts Review by Robert Faires

A Brief History of Holiday Tamales
And where to acquire these little bundles of iconic Texan year-end tradition
"...were forced to migrate to the Americas because of slavery" and whose culinary culture was reflected in the filling..."

Dec. 27, 2019 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

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