Musician SaulPaul, who recently returned from touring in France, will release his latest album at Austin’s Strange Brew venue on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. He is known for his interactive Acoustic Hip-Hop performances.
The recent high profile shootings of, and by, Black Americans can only be fully understood through the 20/20 lens of history. There has been no real economic or practical progress for Black Americans since the 1960s.
From the outside, The North Door located on East 5th Street doesn’t look very inviting. Not only does its name sound like a clue from the Underground Railroad, but the unimpressive structure looks more like a jail from an old Western than a music venue.
Life is grim. But on Sunday nights, in a dingy hall in a forlorn neighborhood, the men of the ghetto piece together the finest attire their meager lives can beg, borrow or steal to compete in an underground contest like no other.