It was love that brought Tam Hawkins, President and CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce to town, but her passion for her community and desire to help entrepreneurs build intergenerational wealth keep her in the capital city.
In 2014, Austin made national news when The University of Texas (UT) released an analysis of U.S. census data, from 2000 to 2010, showing a mass exodus of Black residents from Austin between 2000 and 2009.
A very steamy Monday night didn’t keep hundreds of Austinites from making their way to KLRU TV/PBS television studios on the University of Texas at Austin campus for the station’s latest live Civic Summit series taping. The dialogue focused on how to achieve social justice for diverse groups.
I want to receive Austin's weekly curated black experience.