Civil Rights

    Episodes and segments covering civil rights issues in and around Austin.

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Larry Jackson on Activism

    Austin Revealed

    Larry Jackson on Activism

    One of Larry Jackson’s first act of protest was his draft to the Vietnam war.

    Larry Jackson on Activism

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Chicano Civil Rights "Chicano Identity"

    Austin Revealed

    Chicano Civil Rights "Chicano Identity"

    The Chicano movement empowered Mexican-Americans to celebrate their roots.

    Chicano Civil Rights "Chicano Identity"

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Austin Revealed El Despertar

    Austin Revealed

    Austin Revealed El Despertar

    Explore the struggle of the Chicano movement as the Mexican-American community in Austin

    Austin Revealed El Despertar

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Bertha Means & the Ice Palace

    Austin Revealed

    Bertha Means & the Ice Palace

    Bertha Means and her daughter Joan Khabele tell the story of how being turned away from...

    Bertha Means & the Ice Palace

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Hoover Alexander & Entrepreneurship

    Austin Revealed

    Hoover Alexander & Entrepreneurship

    Hoover Alexander has a long history in the restaurant business.

    Hoover Alexander & Entrepreneurship

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Joan Khabele on Segregation at Barton Springs

    Austin Revealed

    Joan Khabele on Segregation at Barton Springs

    Denied a class trip to Barton Springs, Joan Khabele protested the exclusion of African...

    Joan Khabele on Segregation at Barton Springs

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Tommy Wyatt & the Start of The Villager

    Austin Revealed

    Tommy Wyatt & the Start of The Villager

    Tommy Wyatt talks about why he founded a newspaper for Austin's black community.

    Tommy Wyatt & the Start of The Villager

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Chicano Civil Rights "Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics"

    Austin Revealed

    Chicano Civil Rights "Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics"

    The Chicano movement empowered individuals to fight for equal representation.

    Chicano Civil Rights "Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics"

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Chicano Civil Rights "Activism & Organizing"

    Austin Revealed

    Chicano Civil Rights "Activism & Organizing"

    Inspired by a push for labor reform, hear about how the Chicano movement gained momentum..

    Chicano Civil Rights "Activism & Organizing"

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Chicano Civil Rights "Education"

    Austin Revealed

    Chicano Civil Rights "Education"

    Students and teachers share their stories about the lack of equality in the school system.

    Chicano Civil Rights "Education"

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    Austin Revealed

    Civil Rights Stories

    Interviews with prominent Austin citizens about their experience during Austin’s civil...

    Civil Rights Stories

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Ada Anderson & John F. Kennedy's Visit

    Austin Revealed

    Ada Anderson & John F. Kennedy's Visit

    John F. Kennedy was scheduled to speak in Austin on November 22, 1963. Ada Anderson...

    Ada Anderson & John F. Kennedy's Visit

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Gary Bledsoe on Police Violence

    Austin Revealed

    Gary Bledsoe on Police Violence

    Gary Bledsoe recounts stories of police violence against African-Americans...

    Gary Bledsoe on Police Violence

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Linda Conner on Gentrification

    Austin Revealed

    Linda Conner on Gentrification

    Linda Conner has witnessed decades of change in east Austin. Now, gentrification...

    Linda Conner on Gentrification

    Video thumbnail: Austin Revealed Wilhelmina Delco on Politics & Desegregation

    Austin Revealed

    Wilhelmina Delco on Politics & Desegregation

    Wilhelmina Delco, the first African American elected to public office in Austin, Texas...

    Wilhelmina Delco on Politics & Desegregation