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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

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

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

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

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

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

Point Austin: About Those Voting Rights
Colorblind ain't the same as blind
"..."voter ID" law just as the Canyon Creek Voting Rights Act lawsuit reaches the U.S. Supreme Court? Not really..."

May 15, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Human Rights Campaign Calls Texas a "High Priority" for LGBTQ Equality
A long way to go, but public opinion trends toward legislative action
"...season is upon us and, according to the Human Rights Campaign, Texas still has a long way to go..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Gay Marriage Rights Rally Saturday
Sat., Nov. 7, 2009, 1-6pm, Austin City Hall
"...plant its feet firmly and protest allowing votes on civil rights for fellow American citizens. According to the group's..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

Paul Rusesabagina: Human Rights in Action
Real-life hero of 'Hotel Rwanda' is honored for saving lives
"...was in Austin to accept the Tigar Center Human Rights Award honoring him for his actions: As manager of..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Nothing Civil About It
Austin Film Society spotlights 'Slavery by Another Name'
"...historical dots between this country's slavery era and the civil-rights movement? We did have an Emancipation Proclamation, the Civil..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Nancy Pelosi Touts Voting Rights in Eastside Swing
U.S. House speaker stops in Austin to promote new anti-corruption legislation
"...campaign finance reform, ethics reform, and expansion of voting rights. It was the third of these that got the..."

March 8, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Texas Secretary of State Gets Schooled on Voting Rights
Meanwhile, a hefty TV ad targets voter suppression bill
"...participated, with much apparent satisfaction, in a first-ever voting rights history tour in Alabama to "reflect upon the struggles,..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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