By Damita Miller-Shanklin The month of February has always been designated as Black History Month. I remember in school every year, we got lessons on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and for the most part that was the two names, I identified black history month. As I grew into adulthood, I realized we had many other people fighting for our freedom, including women. … Continue reading Viewpoint
This holiday is going to be new and different. We have been moving toward this change in the last two to three years. My mother had stopped cooking years ago and my oldest sister had started taking her place. But this year, the family transition is completely changing. I’ve had major changes this year and it’s all difficult, but I know wherever my family lands, … Continue reading Viewpoint: The Changing of the Guard
Check out the latest issue of Ujima! Look for the printed issue soon. #Ujima #UjimaAtx #newsmag #celebratingthevision #embraceyourcommunity #newsandinformation #staywoke #collectiveworkandresponsibility #ujimafebmar Damita Miller-Shanklin Ujima Continue reading Latest Issue of Ujima! Feb/March Issue
Good Evening Friends We are starting a new week and a new month. October brings to mind cool weather, brown leaves and the year beginning to come to an end. Time to start planning your first quarter of the new year. This Week At Ujima We will be sharing stories on things we learned, Breast Cancer Awareness month, favorite Halloween candy and a wrap up … Continue reading Evening Coffee
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 thrive in Austin. It is important for us to continue … Continue reading Ujima Magazine Celebrates 8 Years!