Hey Y’all It’s Kevin Sandbloom!

This weekend, Saturday November 3rd, the East Austin Community Fall Festival will take place at the George Washington Carver Library.  Come out and join the fun starting at 11:00am.  The Founder, Shametra McGregor, has enlisted a great musical talent Kevin Sandbloom. Ujima had the opportunity to discuss his music.  Check him out at the festival. This is what he had to say. Ujima: Kevin, give … Continue reading Hey Y’all It’s Kevin Sandbloom!

Celebrating Ten Years 👏🏽👏🏽🎉🎉

Today ten years ago, Ujima was born and shared with the community. As we celebrate today, I want to thank everyone who has wrote an article, shared their stories, took a photograph and read the magazine. Each one of your contributions is woven into our history. I can’t say it enough… Thank You, Thank You and Thank you!! 🌻🌻🌻 Damita Miller-Shanklin Founder and Publisher Continue reading Celebrating Ten Years 👏🏽👏🏽🎉🎉

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. You can read the full story at https://allblackmedia.com/2018/03/black-panther-and-a-wrinkle-in-time-marks-the-first-time-black-directors-held-the-top-2-spots-at-the-box-office/ Damita Miller-Shanklin Ujima … Continue reading Black Directors Holding The Top 2 Spots At The Box Office

Latest Issue – Feb/March 2018

Just a quick reminder that the digital issue of Ujima is out. Look for the print issue coming soon. Share the link with your friends and family! #ujimaatx #febmarissue #embraceyourcommunity, #staywoke #celebratingourvision Damita Miller-Shanklin Ujima Continue reading Latest Issue – Feb/March 2018