The Stand-Ins (2013)

In 1960, a group of civil rights activists in Austin staged a “stand-in” at the movie theater on Guadalupe Street to protest segregation. This is their history. 7th Grade Lesson Plan 11th Grade Lesson Plan

The Rag: Austin Underground Press 1966-1977

A three-part documentary featuring interviews and photography from members of The Rag collective. Rag staffers published an influential Underground Press newspaper in Austin, Texas from 1966-1977. Their activism and writings propelled the local anti-war, pro-Civil Rights, Women’s Liberation, and countercultural movements of the sixties and seventies. Individuals who participated in producing and distributing The Rag revolutionized Austin politics and local media. […]