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Portraits Project to add 2015 honorees

Friday, February 27, 2015 by Mark Richardson

The City of Austin is holding a reception today to recognize the honorees who will be added to the African American Portraits Project. The Portraits Project is part of the “Reflections” public art installation at the African American Cultural and Heritage Facility that celebrates the contributions of African Americans who’ve had a lasting impact on Austin. The 2015 honorees are:

  • Evers Lee Anderson, 1914-1977
  • John Phillip Crawford Sr., 1929-1996
  • Travis County Commissioner Ron Davis
  • Rev. Freddie Dixon Sr.
  • Dr. Chiquita Watt Eugene
  • James Ernest Hamilton, 1935-1993
  • Sheriff Greg Hamilton
  • Nelson Linder
  • Constable Donald Ray Nesby, 1937-2012
  • Theodore R. Youngblood Sr., 1903-1993

The reception is set for 3 p.m. at the African American Cultural and Heritage Facility, 912 E. 11th St.


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