What started out as the question, “Why is there tension between long time East Austin neighbors and newcomers?” was born the idea for the East Austin Community Festival. Now in its fourth year, event organizers see the necessity of neighbors coming together and building positive relationships. The festival is free and will be held on… Read More Uniting the East Austin Community Through Giving Fourth Annual Free East Austin Community Festival Held Saturday, Nov. 4
As the sands of time equipped us with fortitudes of rights we developed hearts of love. No longer allowing the grave to be our mentor, our life became a monument of inspirations. Engraving the unsolicited effects that bound our minds, our discourse reined with theaters of solutions. You tried to silence our spirit with your… Read More Our Freedom
From our Archives February 2009 Since our interview with Courtney, she has remarried and is now Mrs. Courtney Santana. When you think of Courtney Santana, you most likely think of her great musical talent. But when we sat down and did the interview back in 2009, she was working to heal women and children… Read More A Message of Healing and Music
October 2008 I initially saw Alphonse Dotson interview with a local channel in Austin. I was amazed and happy to hear that a Black man owned a vineyard and it was close in the Texas Hill Country. I reached out to him and he agreed to do an interview. We are sharing snippets from our… Read More The Biggest Gamble of All
Person: Austin Kleon Link to site: http://austinkleon.com/ Why the shout out? I was introduced to Austin Kleon through my art group. My friend had purchased his book and after looking through it I was excited to try his newspaper blackout art. I did some pieces and it is fun but you really have to pay… Read More Shout Out Wednesday!!!
As September comes to an end, we want to thank everyone who celebrated with us throughout the month. We had so much fun sharing memories and taking a humble look at how grateful we are for this community. Even though we had a full month we still have more great stories and people to share… Read More What A Celebration!!!
Ujima Magazine has always had the love of good food. From healthy drinks to good down home meats. The goal was to share ideas with the community to help with the family meals. Thank you to everyone that shared a recipe or a web site with good ideas!! Look for more recipes in the near… Read More Celebrating Our Food Connections