Tag Archives: Austin
Organizers of the second-annual State of Black Austin event say the city can't confront gentrification without confronting historic racial marginalization....Read More
Weeks’ neighborhood efforts, at Austin’s Webb Middle School and Reagan High School, have been more encouraging. For one thing, the schools are still open, y...Read More
A new Austin pop-up film series celebrates women filmmakers of color who create art across a diversity of genres, from experimental film to horror....Read More
Despite the Supreme Court’s June ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is still trying to undo a lesbian couple’s February marri...Read More
When Jacqueline Conn lost her job, she found a movement — one that aims to help 70 million Americans with criminal records find a way out of the 'box.'
Essentially, “Ban the Box” is an effort to allow those with past convictions to have their job qualifications and personalities evaluated before discussing ...Read More
A coalition of students, teachers and staff at the University of Texas at Austin rallied Thursday as part of a nationwide call for free college tuition, the can...Read More
In 'The Jemima Code,' Toni Tipton-Martin introduces readers to the African-American women who created Southern cooking.
In The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks, Tipton-Martin describes Southern cooking as a fusion of African, European and Caribbean cooking...Read More