Community Encouraged to Vote FOR Proposition A

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East Austin’s Deborah Roberts Comes Home with Her First Solo Texas Exhibition

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Community Leaders Come Together to Address Vandalism at Black Cemetery

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Black Music is the Culture of Austin. Fund It. Period.

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BLACK AUSTIN LEADERS UNITE FOR CHANGE

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Black Music is the Culture of Austin. Fund It. Period.

For decades, Austin has been at the forefront of music tastemaking. As various genres such as Rock, Blues, Jazz, and elements of Neo-Soul are premier staples for Austin’s music scene, festivals like SXSW, ACL, Reggae Fest, and even JMBLYA have helped to continue to reinforce Austin’s rightful title as the Live Music Capital of the world.

Why Are You Still Here Man(ley)?

A lone police officer makes the decision that a black man no longer has the right to occupy any space on earth if he disapproves of his behavior. We see it time and time again. Not following orders fast enough? Boom! You’re gone.

Austin Walks the Talk: Black Lives Really Do Matter

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will,” Frederick Douglass spoke those words in 1857. Those same words are ringing loud and clear across the United States and the world in 2020.

Black Lives Matter in Austin

The country had not even caught its breath from the shocking death of Ahmaud Arbury when we found ourselves witnessing yet another daytime lynching of a black man on an American street.

#IAMSOULCITI

The people and places of Austin.

Black Music is the Culture of Austin. Fund It. Period.

For decades, Austin has been at the forefront of music tastemaking. As various genres such as Rock, Blues, Jazz, and elements of Neo-Soul are premier staples for Austin’s music scene, festivals like SXSW, ACL, Reggae Fest, and even JMBLYA have helped to continue to reinforce Austin’s rightful title as the Live Music Capital of the world.

Oh Thank Heaven! for Our 7-11

This time last year, we were celebrating a wonderful milestone for the only black-owned 7-11 franchise in the Austin Metro area.