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

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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.

Black Love Is in the Air in Texas

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When the founders of Black Love Texas created the Facebook group in late March, they were hoping to create a forum for singles to connect on a regional level. The serial social entrepreneurs, (one a marketing consultant and the other a dentist), could not have imagined that in under five months, the group would have burgeoned into an online collective of over 2,300 members and would host several regional events and panels.