From our archives January 2009 Kai Dupe has been a supporter of Ujima Magazine from the beginning. He wrote a story for us monthly that focused on technology. Kai is very passionate about technology but he is specifically passionate about Blacks in Technology. His message is we need to look to the next generation to… Read More Kai Dupe
From our archives December 2008 Marcella Simms is a story you won’t soon forget. When we met for the interview, I was in awe of her honesty and openness about her journey. It took hard work but she did it. You can read her story and the full magazine. Click the link below. http://mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?i=6688… Read More Marcella Simms
Imagine a beautiful sunny day in Austin Texas enjoying a photo walk in the Historic Clarksville District. Have you visited this area of town lately? As a native Austinite, I have visited Clarksville on several occasions but not to specifically become aware of, or to learn about the Black community that once thrived right here in my backyard. The… Read More Remembering Clarksville-The Hezikiah Haskell House
Sydney Johnson rolled snake eyes and the plantation became his promise land of turmoil. Sydney endured the beating of Hampton Smith in his sickness for not complying to work. The demise of Hampton Smith and a manhunt ensued for justice with a rope and a tree. Hayes Turner was seized from custody and informed of… Read More MARY HATTIE GRAHAM TURNER
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!!!
Meeting Gabriel George was one of the great highlights for Ujima Magazine. In 2009 he was the National Poster child for Sickle Cell. When we met this awesome young fellow he had been to the White House to meet President Obama in the Oval Office along with his mother. Today Gabriel is a an 11th… Read More Thriving With Sickle Cell
When I met Margaret Edwards I needed help organizing my interviews, making calls and staying on top of my schedule. She jumped right in as my virtual assistant and got me into shape to operate my business. After working together Margaret became a committed team member of Ujima Magazine. We were so excited to have… Read More Making Community Connections With Margaret Edwards