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History Still Hidden
Reporter of 'Statesman' racial cleansing series disowns published version
"..."racial cleansing" by whites in communities like Comanche County, Texas. In 1886, all the blacks in Comanche were given..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...chief justice, despite lingering concerns about his commitment to civil rights, equal protection under law, reproductive freedom, and a..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature

TV Eye
PBS isn't afraid to take chances with its programming.
"...a means to honor Confederate soldiers killed during the Civil War. Today, it's scorned as a symbol of racism..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Naked City
Over the objections of SH130 backers, CAMPO expresses its unanimous support for an eastern alignment for the road.
"...endorsed an eastern alignment for the controversial, long-debated highway project...."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Eastside Community Organizations
"...The local chapters of the big national civil-rights associations have done good work and given structure to..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

Austin at Large: ARIC, Meet ALICE
Two acronyms walk into an ongoing conversation about justice and equity
"...the secret spies, bound by nondisclosure agreements and including civilians as well as sworn officers – wander outside of..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Travis County Revisits Creating Public Defenders’ Office
Legal panel ponders questions pondered many times before
"...sounded early by Geoff Burkhart, executive director of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission: “The key is money.” On that..."

April 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
The State of the State, Sanders lawsuit, and more
"...and the federal government needs to stay out of Texas. His only real concession to the idea that not..."

Feb. 11, 2011 News Feature

High Baptismal Flow
In search of rock & roll's psychedelic pioneers, Austin's 13th Floor Elevators
"...he'd done with Tommy Hall, lyricist and visionary of Texas' pioneering 13th Floor Elevators. The offer was tantalizing: As..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The House Adjourns to Oklahoma
The House Dems may be losing the legislative wars, but they're finally winning the PR battle.
"...days -- as of press time Wednesday -- the Texas House of Representatives has committed no new outrages against..."

May 16, 2003 News Column by Michael King

A Night at the Opera
Jon Else's Sing Faster, showing this Wednesday as part of the Texas Documentary Tour, shows us opera Like we've never seen it before from the stagehands' perspective.
"...showing this Wednesday, October 11, as part of the Texas Documentary Tour, compresses Wagner's 17-hour epic into a 55-minute..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Local Leaders “Encouraged” By SCOTUS Citizenship Question Ruling
Question jeopardized federal funds that flow to Texas
"...first place – to supposedly help enforce the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to protect minority voters – appears..."

June 27, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Gay Place
Celebrating queer resilience
"...Department of Justice arguing that Title VII (of the Civil Rights Act) does not apply to sexual orientation. We..."

Aug. 4, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Tracking a Caldwell County Landfill Proposal
Tracking a Caldwell County landfill proposal
" antagonistic and concerted resistance to a proposed landfill project has in recent months been commandeered by the county..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Living History
The debate on how best to honor the history of Rosewood Courts continues
"...up to the second floor, where, come summer, the Texas heat will be unbearable. Outside, shirts and pants pinned..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Facts Were Immaterial
The 'counterintelligence' operations of Hoover's FBI included harassment, vilification, violence – and fake 'underground' newspapers in Bloomington, D.C., and Austin
"...anti-draft sentiment on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin at the height of Sixties campus unrest...."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Dale Brumfield

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...The South Shore Planned Unit Development, a project from developer Grayco Partners, passed on first reading at..."

Oct. 2, 2009 News Feature

The Webberville Conundrum
Austin's plans for an eastern landfill hit a little obstacle – the people who live there
" not hammering away on one of his many projects intended to perfect their "dream house." Cows lazily munch..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Friday, and election day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. A Texas group calling themselves the American White Knights of the..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
News and happenings around Austin and beyond
"...a valid control to be used in corrections. In Texas we'd lasso them and drag them out of there."..."

Jan. 14, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Our readers talk back.
"...residents. That means ACC has more students from Central Texas than all the other colleges and universities in this..."

April 25, 2003 Column

Naked City
"...SH 45 intersection. A key selling point of the project was the developer's commitment to comply with the Save..."

Jan. 11, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...doggedness, and a little bit of luck, the Central Texas community organization called Neighbors for Neighbors has latched onto..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Political commentary on the career of Henry B. Gonzalez
"...yes, quixotic -- effort to save the once-model housing project doomed by its proximity to prime downtown real estate...."

Dec. 8, 2000 News Column by Michael King

For His Dance (Re)current Unrest, Charles O. Anderson Keeps Moving
Through the pandemic and other obstacles, the choreographer and UT teacher continues to adapt
"...after years of developing and finishing a major dance project – about which Chronicle critic Jonelle Seitz wrote, "I..."

Oct. 16, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Local and State Election Ticker
Mamas Walking, Mamas Voting Edition
"...In a statement, Huerta called Siegel "a champion for civil rights and a champion for workers' rights." Siegel said..."

Jan. 3, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Rodney Reed Gets Execution Stay, New Hearing
New witnesses, debunked forensic evidence, and DNA testing to be considered in 2020
"...Rodney Reed was to be put to death, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stopped his execution, handing his..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Tomar Williams Hones Four Decades of Soul
Breakout of his family band, the performer seizes on his pop, soul, R&B, and hip-hop successes and failures in Tomar & the FCs
"...find placement with another label given the material's publishing rights issues with RCA and Fowley. 6:AM never recovered. Purple..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Casar Kicks Off
Campaigns rumble into gear – and Doggett talks House sit-in
"...service as an organizer and spokesman for Workers Defense Project as a preparation and augury for how he has..."

June 27, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Day Trips: November Events Roundup
Get out of town with this helpful guide
"...As part of the Texas Historic Commission’s historic foods series, volunteer chefs will demonstrate..."

Nov. 4, 2015 Travel Post by Gerald McLeod

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