Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ Around Texas?

Austin – Is Austin unwelcoming to African Americans?A study by the University of Texas at Austin indicates that Austin is the only U.S. city with a shrinking African-American population.The African-American population dipped by 5 percent from 2000 to 2010, even while Austin’s general population grew by roughly 20 percent. Eric Tang, a UT professor who…

Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ around Texas?

AUSTIN-The City of Austin unveiled 22 new portraits bordering the existing public art at the African American Cultural and Heritage Facility and announced more portraits will be added each year. The unveiling of the annual African American Portrait Project was part of a standing-only reception for honorees and their loved ones commemorating “Portraits of African Americans…