[Edited] Meet the Organizer Of The East Austin Community Fall Festival on November 3rd

I love to share stories of people in our community who make things happen. They see a need and the next thing you know a festival is born. I wanted to find out about the East Austin Community Festival and how Shametra McGregor is making it come together. Ujima Magazine was able to catch up… Read More [Edited] Meet the Organizer Of The East Austin Community Fall Festival on November 3rd

Authentically East Food Tour: Are You Ready?

Rose Smith (Coach Smith) birthed the idea of the Authentically East Austin Food Tour as a result of the work and legacy left behind by so many business owners and community advocates of these historic neighborhoods.  Her father-in-law (Charles Smith Sr. – Founder of Blackland Neighborhood Association) was determined to fight the University of Texas’… Read More Authentically East Food Tour: Are You Ready?

Lone Star Circle Of Care Hosts Urban Health Expo March 24

The event supports CEO Rhonda Mundhenk’s mission to close health disparity gap Rhonda Mundhenk, J.D., MPH, is the Chief Executive Officer for Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), one of the leading Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in Central Texas. LSCC has seventeen clinic sites throughout five counties known for its clinical excellence and innovation.… Read More Lone Star Circle Of Care Hosts Urban Health Expo March 24

Black Directors Holding The Top 2 Spots At The Box Office

Directors Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler are making history at the box office. They are two talented directors of A Wrinkle in Time and Black Panther respectfully.  It’s a milestone to celebrate. Aisha Barkley of All Black Media wrote a short piece about how these two directors did well this past weekend at the box office.… Read More Black Directors Holding The Top 2 Spots At The Box Office