Daily News
New Report Quantifies How Racism Impacts Black Austinites
A new report reveals that in Austin, the median Black household earned 54 cents for every dollar earned by the median white household in 2019.

7:00AM Fri. Mar. 29, Naina Srivastava Read More | Comment »

Third-Party Report Finds Police Academy Hasn’t Implemented Crucial Reforms
Law enforcement consultants Kroll Associates have released what may be their final report – unless City Council authorizes more – with recommended changes to APD’s training academy, and the main takeaway is that APD has done a shoddy job of implementing recommendations, on a much longer timeline than necessary.

2:31PM Thu. Mar. 28, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

Right-Wing Funded Civitas Institute Is Almost Up and Running at UT-Austin
Monday was Justin Dyer’s first day as head of the University of Texas’ School of Civic Leadership, a newly created college tied to the right-wing funded Civitas Institute that has drawn skepticism and criticism from some corners of the university.

11:24AM Wed. Mar. 27, Kimberly Reeves Read More | Comment »

Black and Latino Neighborhoods Face Worse Air Pollution, Study Finds
A new study published by researchers at the Dell Medical School at UT-Austin has found that poorer air quality in Austin neighborhoods with a higher population of color triggers more asthma-related trips to the emergency room for Black and Brown Austinites than white residents.

2:19PM Fri. Mar. 22, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

Texas Maternal Mortality Task Force Hasn’t Counted Abortion Death Cases for 10 Years
Across the country, maternal mortality review committees are tasked with analyzing pregnancy-related deaths and reporting information to their respective states and the CDC.

10:36AM Fri. Mar. 22, Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

SXSW Panel Discusses Promoting DEI in the Workplace
Wednesday’s DEI in Tech panel underscored the importance of sustaining – and amplifying – commitments to diversity in the rapidly changing tech world. Paria Rajai from ModelExpand moderated the conversation with Iesha Berry (DocuSign), Erin L. Thomas (Upwork), and Emil Yeargin (Gusto).

2:57PM Thu. Mar. 14, Jessi Cape Read More | Comment »

One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Keep up with happenings around town

Kevin Curtin's bimonthly cannabis musings

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news
Can Museums Solve America’s Education Inequality Problem?
What is the role of a city museum? What comes to mind for most people is a stuffy, academic institution where you have to whisper and can’t touch anything. For Sean Decatur, president of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, that couldn’t be further from the truth.

1:29PM Thu. Mar. 14, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

Book Bans Get Pushback at SXSW
We happened to sit next to Da’Taeveyon Daniels, a 17-year-old high school student from Fort Worth, at Monday’s panel on the book ban crisis – 1984 or 2024? Book Bans. Censorship. The Fight for Democracy.

2:20PM Tue. Mar. 12, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

Experts at SXSW Ponder AI and the “Future of Truth”
As has been noted, South by Southwest is lousy with panels on artificial intelligence this year. One of those filled a conference room at the Thompson Hotel and kicked off with a useful definition from panelist Steven Rosenbaum of that ineffable ideal before which poets and philosophers have prostrated themselves since the time of Plato.

11:57AM Tue. Mar. 12, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

« 1    BACK    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10     NEXT    897 »

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle