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Naked City
"Clean, Wholesome' Prison Labor
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project last Tuesday filed a class-action lawsuit..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

25 X 25
"...Awards; speeches by former Cable Commission Chairman Stuart Heady, Texas Civil Rights Project Chief Counsel Jim Harrington, and former..."

June 5, 1998 Screens Feature

To Build a Courthouse
Current civil courthouse leaves a lot to be desired
"...the Commis­sioners Court attempted to move forward with the project, disagreements over the cost, the location, the scale, etc.,..."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Voter ID: Battle Lost, War Goes On
Litigants respond to SCOTUS ruling, pledge continuing challenge
"...The US Supreme Court has decided to let Texas voter ID laws stand. That is, for the November..."

Oct. 18, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Back to the Color Line
Texas turns back the clock on racial justice
"...South." If Malcolm somehow happened to be reincarnated in Texas in late 2010, I suspect he might be moved..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Grim History
Author traces Texas prison system from its roots in plantation slavery
"...Earlier this year, historian Robert Perkinson published Texas Tough: The Rise of America's Prison Empire (Henry Holt..."

Aug. 20, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Millions for Propaganda ... Nothing for Women's Health
Texas heavily underwrites anti-abortion centers, while slashing reproductive care
"...Houston – are generously subsidized by the state of Texas. And even as the women's health network drastically erodes..."

April 17, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

News Roundup: Guns, Gays, and Gaffes
Austin: It's like a whole other country (from Texas)
"...police officer receives recognition and an investigation; the Human Rights Campaign gives Austin an perfect score for its trailblazing..."

Jan. 4, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

"Juntos/Together" Ties Austin's Activist Past and Present
Shedding light on action & initiatives by local minority communities
"...Students marching down the streets for their rights, incidents of police brutality against minority community members, and..."

March 28, 2018 Arts Post by Acacia Coronado

Our readers talk back.
" help pay for it as both a traffic project and a drainage project...."

Aug. 16, 2002 Column

Sundance Announces Competition Slate
Austinite Jeff Nichols will compete in Park City
"...Narrative and Documentary Competition – with a couple of Texas names in the batch...."

Dec. 1, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Debunking Five Anti-Choice Lies This Session
No wonder why repro rights groups are using the mantra “Lies Into Laws”
"...and bolts and not red meat, but the GOP-controlled Texas Legislature just can’t resist an opportunity to restrict your..."

April 24, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Curtain Up on Mayor’s Race
Centex Dem forum opens with ‘major’ candidates
"...meeting of the fledgling Austin mayoral race, the Central Texas Democratic Forum hosted candidates Steve Adler, Sheryl Cole, and..."

June 22, 2014 News Post by Michael King

What a Dump
What Does Gov. Bush Have Buried in West Texas?
"...miles from the Rio Grande, near the tiny West Texas town of Sierra Blanca. As luck would have it,..."

March 13, 1998 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

SXSW Film Releases Full Feature Lineup
Slate includes everyone from Wes Anderson to the Zellners
"...To live in Texas is to take "hometown heroes" to a whole new..."

Jan. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Lege Lines: “Born Alive” Bills Filed
National right-wing moral panic over “infanticide” hits Texas
"...Leach, R-Plano, and Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Bren­ham, introduced their "Texas Born-Alive Infant Protection Act" in a Capitol press conference...."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

One in a Crowd: Pioneers of African-American Cinema
Kino Lorber to curate remarkable historical document
"...secret corners of cinema. With their next big restoration project, DVD house Kino Lorber aims to give a whole..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Cheer for Love
Scenes from Marriage Equality Day at the county clerk's office
"...It was 97 degrees in the shade, no gun rights activists showed up to stunt, and no one fainted...."

June 29, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Abe Louise Young

The Girls on the 50-Yard Line
Documentarian Mylène Moreno always wanted to be a professional athlete. Instead, she made True-Hearted Vixens, a film about women who did. Moreno brings Vixens, documenting the attempt to create a women's professional football league, and her short "Cormac's Trash" to the Alamo Drafthouse this Wednesday.
"...filmmaker Hector Galán's Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement series for PBS. But what I never..."

May 25, 2001 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

" reform looks dead for the session, as the Texas House refused to accept Senate amendments that would cut..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature

'Pocho' Patchwork
AFS's Texas Doc Tour brings the formidable Héctor Galán and his 'Visiones' to One World Theatre.
"...for a sneak peek at Héctor Galán's next epic project -- Visiones -- a terrific odyssey through the patchwork..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Malcolm, Movement, Memory
With subjects that range from Malcolm X to choreographer Alvin Ailey, Orlando Bagwell's documentaries depict the African-American -- as well as American -- experience.
"...Make it Plain (1995) to the Austin Film Society's Texas Documentary Tour at the Alamo Drafthouse on Wednesday, October..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

5th Circuit Upholds Sanctuary Cities Law
ACLU in response: "All legal options" on the table
"...of Appeals decided yesterday (Tuesday) that the bulk of Texas’ anti-immigrant Senate Bill 4 can stay in place for..."

March 14, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Written in Stone
History of racism lives on in UT monuments
"...This spring, the University of Texas at Austin made national headlines for a racist frat..."

May 29, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

The People vs. Mike Sheffield
The new APD oversight agreement is a first for Austin -- but will it do what it's supposed to do?
"...which Sheffield is president. This agreement institutes Austin's first-ever civilian review of alleged police misconduct, to take effect come..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

How Much Reform Is Enough in the Travis County District Attorney Race?
Incumbent D.A. Margaret Moore faces challengers from the left
"...possession, to her creation of specialized units to address civil rights, family violence, and adult sexual assault, and to..."

Aug. 23, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Stayed on Freedom
Considering the LBJ legacy
"...obvious way to consider the legacy of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (initiated by John F. Kennedy; strengthened, lobbied..."

April 11, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Hate Crimes and Punishment
The Gay Debate
"...The case has also rekindled a familiar debate in Texas over whether homosexuals should be included in the statute...."

Sept. 11, 1998 News Feature by Janet Heimlich

ACC Needs Planning, Not Damning
"...As the Executive Director of Legal Aid of Central Texas, I have already seen the seeds of welfare reform..."

June 20, 1997 Column

Stopping the Nonsense
The No Nonsense campaign gears up to derail the national anti-gay crusade
"...battle against a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions, former Austin state Rep. Glen Maxey is remarkably..."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

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