“A 21st Century Dred Scott Decision,” Read by Akwasi Evans of NOKOA: The Observer

Akwasi Evans
Akwasi Evans Jen Reel

The Texas Observer sits down with Akwasi Evans, editor and publisher of the weekly progressive newspaper, NOKOA: The Observer. Listen to Mr. Evans read his editorial, “A 21st Century Dred Scott Decision,” written after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder and also acquitted of manslaughter after killing unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The NOKOA will be celebrating its 26th anniversary on August 23rd, 2013, at the Millennium Youth Entertainment Center in Austin.

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Jen Reel was an Observer intern before joining the staff in July 2010, first as Web Content Manager, and most recently as Multimedia Editor. She left the Observer in 2017.


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