Source: LaTonya J. Pegues, Festival PublicistPublicity@BOAZent.com(310) 489-1953Austin, TX For the past 16 years, the Urban Music Fest has been the most prominent urban concert series during the Texas Relays Weekend in Austin, TX. This year will be no different, as the Festival presents Grammy-nominated Stokley lead singer of Mint Condition and electro-funk band ZAPP to headline this year’s long-awaited Festival. There will also be performances … Continue reading Urban Cultural Fest! One Day Only!!
Damita Miller-Shanklin Feature Story: Blacks and Homelessness Damita Miller-Shanklin Homelessness requires resilience especially when it is not by choice. “At least 2,300 eviction filings were logged in total from April 2020 through December 2021, an average of just over 110 per month. However, 2,517 filings have been tracked so far in 2022—more than 50% of Travis County’s pandemic-era total in just three months. Source: https://tinyurl.com/2vxafsm6 … Continue reading Feature: Blacks and Homelessness
Where To Celebrate Juneteenth Sources: GEAYA, Visit Austin Juneteenth is a family affair. Families come together to eat, laugh and enjoy each other’s company. We are sharing some ideas on where you might celebrate: Juneteeth Parade 2022 The parade will be held on June 18 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Location: Britton, Durst, Howard, Spence Bldg. (Chestnut House) 1183 Chestnut Avenue, Austin, Texas 78702. … Continue reading Where To Celebrate Juneteenth