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 👏🏽👏🏽🎉🎉
As we finish up the first week of the New Year, we have a fresh opportunity to reach a never before set and targeted goal. No more creating New Year resolutions that may not pan out. It’s time to set goals that are personal and meaningful to the pursuit of our passions in life. Stop chasing your goals and move toward them using … Continue reading What Are You Passionate About?
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 fun time with him and his wife Martha at the … Continue reading 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 thrive in Austin. It is important for us to continue … Continue reading Ujima Magazine Celebrates 8 Years!
“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 the beginning to advancing the mission of one’s pursuit of … Continue reading From Portland to Austin: Passion to Purpose, Fueled by 10X Goals