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LBJ Library to Host Civil Rights Summit, April 8-10
Carter and Clinton to Deliver Keynotes
"...Marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – which President Lyndon Baines..."

Feb. 16, 2014 News Post by Michael King

"Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties"
"Witness" brings the Civil Rights Movement to the Blanton Museum of Art
"...were saddened and solemn, lamenting that while the Voting Rights Act of 1965 may be behind us, there is..."

April 10, 2015 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

Civil Rights v. Hip-Hop
Martin Luther King v. Jay Z
"...hip-hop had done more for race relations than most civil rights leaders, using the “turn-up” as proof of change...."

Jan. 20, 2015 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Carter Family Files Civil Rights Suit Against Officer and City
Suit claims officer used excessive force
"...during a May police shooting, today filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the shooter, Austin Police Officer Nathan..."

Oct. 11, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Lit-urday: Civil Rights Are Always Timely
Graphic novel talks Freedom Rides and a shout-out to UT
"...birthday have you hungering to know more about the civil rights movement...."

Jan. 31, 2015 Books Post by Jessi Cape

LBJ Library to Host Civil Rights Summit
Carter and Clinton to deliver keynotes
"...Marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – which President Lyndon Baines..."

Feb. 21, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

City Employees Blast Civil Rights Office Reorganization
Labor and justice advocates worry equity is being deprioritized
"...the shared building of the NAACP and the city Civil Rights Office, criticizing Inter­im City Manager Jesús Garza's proposal..."

Sept. 15, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Investigation Finds Hostile Work Environment in Civil Rights Office
Things fall apart
"...fall. Carol Johnson, head of the city's Office of Civil Rights, remains on administrative leave as the city determines..."

July 22, 2022 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

Local Civil Rights Hero Overton Dies
Activist helped desegregate Austin's schools
"...were, for the most part, reluctant stakeholders in the civil rights struggle, but the experience proved invaluable in the..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

A Change in Direction for the Texas Civil Rights Project
New leadership doesn't sit well with the old guard
"...This spring, the board of trustees for the Texas Civil Rights Project, a community lawyering organization known for taking..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Gov. Abbott Says Hell Yes to Probably Violating More People’s Civil Rights
Updated: While feds investigate border initiative, he goes all in
"...Lone Star border program was under federal investigation for civil rights violations like any well-intentioned, deeply concerned father of..."

July 7, 2022 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Texas Voter Suppression Law Violates Civil Rights, Judge Rules
A bench trial over Senate Bill 1 is set for next month
"...them. The national ACLU, ACLU of Texas, and other civil rights advocates sued the state over SB 1 in..."

Aug. 18, 2023 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

UPDATED: Officer on Stand in Civil Rights Case
APD Officer Nathan Wagner testifies about police shooting
"...witness to testify on the first day of the civil rights trial of Officer Nathan Wagner, who shot and..."

June 4, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against APD
Police deptartment and former officers violated man's civil rights when they held him down, Tasered him, and punched him repeatedly in connection with a minor traffic accident last fall, suit charges
"...William Heilman, Christopher Gray, and Joel Follmer violated the civil rights of E. Ramon Hernandez when they held him..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Virgin Walks Into a Civil Rights Debate ...
The State Board of Ed circus is back in town
"...on the SBOE's "expert" social studies panel recommending that civil rights leader Cesar Chavez and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Alicia Garza Talks Civil Rights Solutions at TribFest
Black Lives Matter co-founder conversation now streaming free to public
"..."It is," Garza said, "this generation's version of the Civil Rights Act. The last period of civil rights was..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Lilli Hime

D.A. Unveils New Civil Rights Division
Moore says division will replace Critical Incident Unit
"...Incident Unit (which investigated all critical incidents) as the Civil Rights Division, a more robust division, overseen by Assistant..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Patric Loses Civil Rights Suit Against APD
Questions still linger as to why the actor was arrested at all
"...Officer Joshua Visi on charges that he violated the civil rights of actor Jason Patric when he arrested him..."

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Civil Rights for All
"...Dear Editor, Forty years have passed since the civil rights movement. More than 60 years have passed since..."

Feb. 18, 2004 Postmarks

TCRP Hands TYC Mom Civil Rights Nod
Texas Civil Rights Project awards abuse-case whistle-blower.
"...the recipient of this year’s Henry B. Gonzalez Human Rights Award. Given by the Texas Civil Rights Project, it..."

Oct. 22, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Latino Civil Rights Group Cuts Ties With Southwest Key
UnidosUS cuts East Austin nonprofit out of funding and affiliate benefits
"...Southwest Key's migrant youth shelters, the nation's largest Latino civil rights and advocacy group has severed ties with the..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

After Intimidation, Pro-Palestine Students File Civil Rights Complaint
PSC students have filed a formal complaint with the university
"...reassured PSC members that they were acting within their rights...."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Lawsuit Against APD Officers Alleges Civil Rights Violations
Family of 24-year-old beaten and arrested last summer by APD officer at bus stop files federal lawsuit against officer and his supervisors
"...of Cruz and his mother, Nora Tijerina, by Texas Civil Rights Project lawyer Wayne Krause, alleges Griffin then sought..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Top 10 and Bottom 10 LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement Moments
Your AggreGAYtor gets Aggro on a whole year of good, bad, and fugly
"...some ways, a banner year: marriage equality and trans rights in (some of) the United States… but we also..."

Jan. 6, 2014 Qmmunity Post

Texas Book Festival 2018: Making History: The Civil Rights Movement in Texas
Uncovering the untold stories of integration at UT

Oct. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Katarina Brown

ACLU Files Human Rights Violations Complaint With United Nations Over Texas’ Anti-LGBTQ Bills
New bans violate Texans’ rights, organizations claim
"...the United Nations accusing Texas of violating the human rights of LGBTQ+ Texans...."

Jan. 23, 2024 News Post by Lina Fisher

Rights and Consequences
The Redistricting trial pits "partisan gerrymandering" against the Voting Rights Act.
"...courtroom. "In fact, that is exactly what the Voting Rights Act is designed to prevent. To claim 'no intention'..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Moral March for Democracy Enlists Willie Nelson, Luci Baines Johnson for Voting Rights Rally
27-mile march concludes at Texas State Capitol on Saturday
"...Capitol tomorrow, July 31, during a rally for voting rights. Both join the Moral March for Democracy event, beginning..."

July 30, 2021 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Buehler's Civil Case Dismissed, for Now
Cop watch activist plans to appeal
"...20, when U.S. magistrate Judge Mark Lane dismissed the civil lawsuit Buehler had filed against the city of Austin,..."

Feb. 23, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

US Supremes Speak on UT, No Word on Voting Rights
Admissions policy goes back to court, but DOMA, section 5 still out
"...As the abortion rights debate in the Texas legislature grabs headlines, the Supreme..."

June 24, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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