Civil Rights

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

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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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 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"

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