New Networking Group Aims to Create Legacies in Black Austin

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Best in the Citi: The Barber Shop Experience

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ACL Fest is Back and It’s Black(er)

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Black Girls Do: Go Spelunking!

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Under New Management: KAZI 88.7 FM’s James Davis Opens Up About His Experience, Vision

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Black Pearl Books is the Black-owned, Family-run Bookstore We’ve Been Waiting For

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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. 

Texas Legislature Flexes its Control Muscles with Abortion Ban and More

The party of limited government in Texas has decided they can’t mandate masks in schools to keep children safe from a global pandemic that has claimed 4.5 million lives worldwide, 642,000 in the U.S., and more than 57,000 in Texas — but they can tell women what we can do with our bodies. 

Let’s Build Wealth in The Citi

Mo money – mo problems. Bitch betta have my money. C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) Money doesn’t grow on trees. Trying to make…

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Best in the Citi: Terry P. Mitchell

Serial entrepreneur Terry Pierre Mitchell has made her mark on Austin’s social and business scenes. Now, she’s working to build a better city to raise her daughter.