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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.

Why Are You Still Here Man(ley)?

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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.

Puff Puff – It Passed.

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With a recent unanimous 9-0 City Council Vote, the City of Austin has essentially directed the Austin Police Department to end the enforcement of “low-level” marijuana possession offenses.