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Drums Across Texas
What does Reagan High's drum line have in common with civil rights? Larry Jackson.
"...is working this warm June evening on his other project, the Austin All-Star Band, composed of area band students..."

June 17, 2011 Music Feature by Kate X Messer

DOJ Closes Police Inquiry
APD needs to close 'gaps in use-of-force reports'
"...of the Austin NAACP and Jim Harrington with the Texas Civil Rights Project, based on accusations of excessive use..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

King Raises the Right Questions About Acevedo

May 30, 2011 Postmarks

Criminal Justice: Cutting the Three Ps
"...spending, they'll have to cut the budget of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, which operates the state's prison..."

March 4, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Graves Sues for Innocence
Anthony Graves is seeking to have his name finally cleared
"...Lawyers with the Texas Civil Rights Project and the Innocence Project of Texas,..."

Feb. 28, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Your Name Here
Big Boys guitarist Tim Kerr put Austin punk on the map, then spent the next quarter century painting on it
"...cultures we've grown through," observes Kerr with a slow Texas drawl, referring to his wife of 32 years and..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Prison Health Care System in Jeopardy
How to slash budget without inviting federal intervention
"...medical services for the roughly 155,000 inmates in the Texas prison system, some of whom are quite ill and..."

Feb. 21, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

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

Naked City
A nuke offer and a guilty plea
"...regarding a nuclear power purchase agreement from the South Texas Project. AE currently owns a 16% share of the..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Missing the Point on Election Fraud
Texas Civil Rights Project criticizes Perry, Senate
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project today criticized Gov. Perry and the..."

Jan. 24, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

This Way to the Big Top!
From budget disaster to hysterical bloodletting, the legislative circus is back in town
"...In 2009, the 81st Legislature of the state of Texas was nicknamed the "hurry up and wait" session –..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Stories in the Sanders Shooting Fallout
A year in the life of a police shooting case
"...2) TCRP GOES AFTER KEYPOINT The Texas Civil Rights Project took to court its bid to..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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

APD Detective Disputes 'Chronicle' Story
Officer remembers different version of arrest of deaf-blind man
"...on the court documents of record concerning the federal civil rights lawsuit that was filed on behalf of the..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Arrested Development?
Young-at-heart Austin is home to a booming Young Adult literature scene
"...to powerfully realistic portrayals of Southern racism during the Civil Rights movement. After Anne of Green Gables..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Books Feature by Melanie Haupt

TDCJ: Hearing Loss Isn't A Disability
But a federal judge disagrees
"...Federal Judge Sim Lake has ruled that the Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice must accommodate a hearing-impaired individual..."

Dec. 14, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most
"...LCD projector THE AUSTIN ACADEMY..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Tone Deaf
Deaf Austinites say police can't seem to listen to reason
"...no small part because of the reputation of the Texas School for the Deaf and the social service and..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Don't Touch My Junk!
A long and winding trail leads to a fork in the road
"...Brown McCarroll provided pro bono advice, and even the Texas Civil Rights Project got involved. Back in June, Hannemann..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...The American Civil Liberties Union last week announced that it will move..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature

Travis Dems Allege GOP Voter Intimidation Plot
Claim East and SE Austin minorities targeted
"...do,” said TCDP chair Andy Brown. “Reports from across Texas and the nation show that there are far too..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project this week filed a lawsuit against..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature

Point Austin: Introducing the Constitution
Texas Civil Rights Project remains a 20-year work still in progress
"...Despite its still rather tentative name, the Texas Civil Rights Project – which has turned out to..."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Oct. 1-7
"...TEXAS WATER SYMPOSIUM 7pm. State Capitol, 1100 Congress. www.schreiner.edu/water. Friday01..."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Feature

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

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project and ADAPT of Texas have filed..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature

Point Austin: Bad Advice
A few questions about the city's designated experts
"...to see the report, and Jim Harrington of the Texas Civil Rights Project has charged that Acevedo broke state..."

June 11, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...police, lawyers, and tech folks – will oversee the project; Eells said he hopes to get a draft policy..."

June 11, 2010 News Feature

City Hall Hustle: Fault Lines
KeyPoint blunders point to weakness in council-manager government
"...and I wish him all the best." Meanwhile, the Texas Civil Rights Project, which had been suing the city..."

May 28, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

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