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
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
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
Ujima Magazine is celebrating eight years of being a part of the Austin community. We have shared many stories about the everyday hero and we have much more to tell. We are so excited and grateful for the opportunity to be able to focus on the Black community and the great people that live and… Read More Ujima Magazine Celebrates 8 Years!
Are you attending the West Austin Studio Tour this weekend? If so, I want to introduce Jennifer Chenoweth. Put her on your list of exhibits to see. Jennifer Chenoweth’s groundbreaking emotional map of Austin, explores how individual attachments to place can convey a larger collective experience within a community. XYZ Atlas is featured in an… Read More XYZ Atlas and Jennifer Chenoweth
I was introduced to Maurice “Mo” Moore by our mutual friend Melinda Taylor. I was excited to speak with him because I love movies and television. So we sat down and spoke about his career as an actor, writer/producer and teacher. UM: Thanks for taking time out of your busy schedule to meet with me.… Read More Meet Maurice Moore Lights. Camera. Action.
“True happiness and joy in life doesn’t occur by playing down to the level of our fears and the expectations of others. It occurs by playing up to the level of our personal goals and dreams.” I’d like to share my thoughts in this writing for the blog series on setting goals. Goal setting is… Read More From Portland to Austin: Passion to Purpose, Fueled by 10X Goals