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African American Book Festival
Ninth edition of the Austin fest insists "Black Lives Matter"
"...The 2015 African American Book Festival, taking place Saturday, June 27, 10am-4pm,..."

June 26, 2015 Arts Post by Alexa Harrington

One in a Crowd: Pioneers of African-American Cinema
Kino Lorber to curate remarkable historical document
"...of early filmmakers their due respect with Pioneers of African-American Cinema, a four-disc retrospective of a little-known part of..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin African American Book Festival Comes to Carver Museum
Authors and activists address the state of Black culture
"...The Austin African American Book Festival celebrates its 11th year and, like..."

June 21, 2017 Arts Post by Jennifer MacKenzie Murphy

The Case of Austin's Declining African-American Population
UT professor Eric Tang leads discussion on May study
" the city, “Outlier: The Case of Austin’s Declining African-American Population,” had just flipped through a sequence of color-coded..."

Nov. 3, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Austin African American Book Festival Announces Theme, Guests
“Black Lives Matter” is this year’s guiding theme
"...The Austin African American Book Festival returns in June featuring talks with..."

May 7, 2015 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

Declining African-American Numbers Valid
"...a UT report that I co-authored on Austin's declining African-American population. The letter states that the figure we use..."

June 30, 2014 Postmarks

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...And like the majority of modern American music, the genre originated in the African-American community...."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

The Calaboose African-American History Museum & San Marcos MLK Historic District
"...surprise that you haven't, knowing that both men were African-American?..."

June 20, 2003 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

Day Trips: African American Museum, Dallas
Jefferson's Monticello exhibit takes straight look at slavery
"...The African American Museum is bringing to Dallas a poignant exhibition..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

African-American Independent Film Festival (Southwestern University)
"...Directed by: Various. The first annual African-American Independent Film Festival honors Jessie Maple Patton, who has..."

April 4, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

On the Ground at Austin’s First-Ever African American Genealogy Conference
A community considers its roots
"...In visiting Growing Your Roots 2020: The Inaugural African American Genealogy Conference – the first event of its..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

African-American Theatre Symposium II
"...Progressive Arts Collective's Second Sym-posium for African-American Theatre Artists and their Allies is set for Saturday,..."

Feb. 23, 1996 Arts Feature

Carver Museum Hosts Austin African American Book Fest
Annual event is free and open to the public
"...The Austin African American Book Festival booked McMillan to speak and sign..."

June 21, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

African-American Book Festival Spotlights Women Writers
Pulitzer Prize-winner Annette Gordon-Reed headlines this year's fest at the Carver Museum and Cultural Center
" acclaim with Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy, which explored not just the long-rumored affair between..."

June 25, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin African American Book Festival
Biographer Arnold Rampersad headlines the eighth edition, focusing on inspiration for change
"...on Dr. Angelou will kick off this year's Austin African American Book Festival, which takes as its theme "We..."

June 27, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Honoring the First African-American Council Member
Water treatment plant named after Berl Handcox
"...1971-75, with the distinction of being the first elected African-American council member "under the Manager-Council form of government." That..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The Fourth Annual Austin African American Book Festival
Schedule and description
"...The Austin African American Book Festival takes place Saturday, June 26, 10am-4pm..."

June 25, 2010 Books Feature

The New Negroes Showcases the Full Range of African-American Comedy at SXSW
At the stand-up show hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle, black laughs matter
"...title that some might find provocative features stand-up by African-Americans who speak about their lives and culture from a..."

March 8, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Gaps Between Conventional Thinking and African-American Attitudes
"...of Minority Health Research recently found that 74% of African-Americans believe they were likely to be used as test..."

Jan. 22, 1999 Column

SBOE Passes Mexican-American Studies, but Whitewashes the Name
Right-wing board member objects to “hyphenated Americanism”
"...Education finally agreed to provide public high schools with Mexican-American elective curriculum standards in a final vote cast Friday,..."

April 13, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Monthly's Taco Editor on the Past, Present, & Future of the American Taco
Q&A with José R. Ralat, the man with one of the most envied titles in town
"...cuisine, he’s just come out with a new book, American Tacos: A History and a Guide, that chronicles the..."

April 22, 2020 Food Post by Lina Fisher

I'm Lovin' the All-American Tennis Clown
There were a lot of clowns at the All-American Tennis Shootout.
"...Last Friday's All-American Tennis Shootout at the Austin Convention Center featured the..."

Dec. 18, 2006 Sports Post by Taylor Holland

Chapter Two: Wasota African Cuisine
Trailer presents a second chance for locally-loved chef
" the red, green, and yellow colors of the African flag. Wasota African Cuisine, it reads, formerly World Beat..."

Oct. 30, 2013 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Are Gay Politicians Targeting African-Americans?
"...evolved into a pseudo-democracy that disallowed political accessibility to African-Americans and Hispanics. As a result, Austin’s racially diverse leadership..."

Jan. 24, 2008 Postmarks

When Did the Single-Family Home Go From Being the American Dream to an Urbanist Nightmare?
One policy wonk's view of how we got here
"...housing. Many thought they were, rather, participating in the American Dream of homeownership, though most also realize that dream..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

American Hot Wax
This neglected 1978 American rock & roll film is a historical invocation of legendary deejay Alan Freed's life and cultural impact.
"...This great, neglected American rock & roll film is a historical invocation of..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Screens Review by Louis Black

Wednesday Protest Against SBOE's Name Change of Mexican-American Studies Course
1:30pm at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
"...studies. Last month, the SBOE voted to pass a Mexican-American studies elective course for the state’s public high school..."

May 29, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Day Trips: Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Memphis
Memphis' Soulsville lives on
"...The Stax Museum of American Soul Music in Memphis, Tenn., tells the story of..."

Feb. 19, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

SXSW Episodic: American Gods
It's old gods vs. new in Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman novel
"...seems in this show," actor Ian McShane said of American Gods as the Starz series opener premiered at South..."

March 11, 2017 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

LBJ Library Celebrates Fight for Equality in American Sports
The “Get in the Game” exhibition’s opening ceremony is April 21
"...“Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports.” With historical memorabilia such as Muhammad Ali’s autographed..."

April 18, 2018 Events Post by Milo Webb

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