Ebonie Trice: A Woman on a Mission

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Austin’s DJ Hella Yella is Back — and Better Than Ever

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LaKissa Bright: Ladders for Leaders

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Best in the Citi: The Barber Shop Experience

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Black Girls Do: Go Spelunking!

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Ebonie Trice: A Woman on a Mission

In Gary, Indiana more than three-fourths of the population is Black, and one out of almost every 3 residents in the city lives in poverty. Local churches have stepped in to fill the gaps, establishing community gardens and food pantries and helping to meet the basic needs of city residents where public service programs fall short. Such was the case for the church Ebonie Trice was raised in, she remembers

LaKissa Bright: Ladders for Leaders

LaKissa Bright was a first-generation college student. She didn’t receive her first internship opportunity until college, but during her daughter’s senior year of high…

Best in the Citi: The Barber Shop Experience

The Black barber shop has been a place of refuge and strength and a bedrock of the Black community for years. Read one man’s life-changing barber shop experience, and then check out our list of the best barber shops in Austin.

ACL Fest is Back and It’s Black(er)

ACL Fest is back with a more diverse line-up that features more rap, including local favorites like Riders Against the Storm, Deezie Brown, The Teeta, CP Loony and Mike Melinoe.

Black Girls Do: Go Spelunking!

Black Women Who Kayak+ Founder Tanya Walker talks about the transformative experience of pushing boundaries and diving in – literally – with a group of eight Black women on a recent excursion to a hidden cave in Austin.

Black Girls Do: Go Hiking!

As an adult, I’ve made it a point to do all of the outdoorsy things my mom and so many others said we don’t do  — and to take as many Black women with me along the way as possible. 

Best in the Citi: Barbecue

When I think of Texas, I think of boots, cowboys, whiskey and barbecue. I don’t even know what kind of marketing I bought into, because ain’t no cowboys in Austin, Texas whiskey is all too young and harsh, and finding good barbecue has proven to be a struggle. 

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Ebonie Trice: A Woman on a Mission

In Gary, Indiana more than three-fourths of the population is Black, and one out of almost every 3 residents in the city lives in poverty. Local churches have stepped in to fill the gaps, establishing community gardens and food pantries and helping to meet the basic needs of city residents where public service programs fall short. Such was the case for the church Ebonie Trice was raised in, she remembers

LaKissa Bright: Ladders for Leaders

LaKissa Bright was a first-generation college student. She didn’t receive her first internship opportunity until college, but during her daughter’s senior year of high…

Black Girls Do: Go Spelunking!

Black Women Who Kayak+ Founder Tanya Walker talks about the transformative experience of pushing boundaries and diving in – literally – with a group of eight Black women on a recent excursion to a hidden cave in Austin.