Innovators

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_OfColor’s 2022 Black Art WKND is All Kinds of Black!

By Alyse Nicole | June 2, 2022

0 Black Art WKND is back June 10-12, 2022, for its much anticipated second annual event! Attendants can expect to experience a 3 day…

Best In The Citi | Innovator: Sianni Dean

By Autumn A. Arnett | March 3, 2022

Sianni Dean came to Austin in October 2020 with tunnel vision.

Best In The Citi | Innovator: Harold Hughes

By Autumn A. Arnett | February 28, 2022

0 Harold Hughes is on a mission to connect people. “I’m Jamaican. First-generation American and from a culture standpoint, there’s a lot of communal…

Best In The Citi | Innovator: Phyllis Everette

By Autumn A. Arnett | February 28, 2022

0 Phyllis Everette imagines she has a heart for Black women that is similar to the heart Jesus has for all of humanity.  “I…

Best In The Citi | Innovator: BiNi Coleman

By Autumn A. Arnett | February 28, 2022

0 Ater 28 years of being in Austin and constantly asking herself “where are all the Black people,” Bini Coleman is excited to be…

Best In The Citi | Innovator: Rachel Lauren

By Autumn A. Arnett | February 28, 2022

Lauren sees her life’s work as advocating for a better life for people who look like her – whether in business or in her personal life.

Best In The Citi | Innovator: De Juana Lozada

By Autumn A. Arnett | February 28, 2022

0 De Juana Lozada has what she describes as “a bunch of degrees” and more than a lifetime’s worth of experiences. She has been…

Best In The Citi | Innovator: Jermaine & Jahmaal Dumes

By Autumn A. Arnett | February 28, 2022

If there are three things that define Jermaine and Jahmaal Dumes’ childhood in Beaumont, Texas and West Louisiana, they’re: crawfish, entertaining, and good food.  

Best In The Citi | Innovator: Dr. Charles Alston

By Autumn A. Arnett | February 28, 2022

Charles Alston III followed in his mother’s footsteps to be a dentist – and if he has his way, all three of his children will be dentists too. 

Best In The Citi | Innovator: Dr. Laresea Woods

By Autumn A. Arnett | February 28, 2022

Laressa Woods’ mother used to say she lost her childhood always worrying and being concerned and trying to find solutions to every problem.