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African American Book Festival
Ninth edition of the Austin fest insists "Black Lives Matter"
"...Vance Theatre The author of the Destiny series of African-American historical romances and the Blessings novels set in Henry..."

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Kino Lorber to curate remarkable historical document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
"...Austin African American Book Festival Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina..."

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

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
"...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
"...One of the most famous African-American women in U.S. history, Sally Hemings gave birth to..."

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

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

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

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
"...political figures who were transformed by the writings of African-Americans or whose writings transformed others. For more information, visit..."

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

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”
"...America is exclusively for whites,” said Allen, who is African-American. The final vote came two days later following a..."

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

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.
"...match between the Blake brothers (who happen to be African-American) and the Bryan brothers (who are as white as..."

Dec. 18, 2006 Sports Post by Taylor Holland

Chapter Two: Wasota African Cuisine
Trailer presents a second chance for locally-loved chef

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

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.
"...My favorite subplot involves a quartet of a cappella African-American street singers who become involved with a Carole King-esque..."

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

May 29, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

SXSW Episodic: American Gods
It's old gods vs. new in Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman novel

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
"...are memorialized for being the first team with an all-African-American starting lineup to win an NCAA basketball national championship...."

April 18, 2018 Chron Events Post by Milo Webb

Point Austin: American Horror Story
What can you say when you can't say "It's Only a Movie"?
"...Islamic" hordes, of raping and murdering immigrant hordes, of African-American hordes presiding over "inner-city hells," feeds the unleashed lust..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Column by Michael King

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