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Youth showcase their talent and vision for Austin

by Keyanna Johnson on July 28, 2014

7th and 8th graders from Ella Flagg Young and Duke Ellington Elementary schools who participated in the 21st Century’s Beyond the Bell summer program performed Friday.

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New documentary shows how War on Drugs has affected one Austin block

07.25.2014 News

The community is invited to the July 25 premiere at Sankofa Cultural Arts & Business Center, 5820 W. Chicago.

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Back a local business Saturday – and every day

07.24.2014 Community

Meet near the corner of Madison and Menard at 1 p.m. July 26.

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Open house for rape victim advocacy office

07.23.2014 Community

The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. July 28 at 4909 W. Division St.

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Community event to support black-owned business in Austin

07.22.2014 News

The Austin African American Business Networking Association will host the event at Surf’s Up restaurant, 5815 W. Madison St.

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Theatre will be performed at Austin Town Hall

07.21.2014 Community

About Face Youth Theatre will put on “Checking Boxes,” while Collaboraction will perform “Crime Scene: Let Hope Rise 2014.”

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See Shakespeare at Garfield Park Conservancy

07.17.2014 Community

A Midsummer Night’s Dream also will be performed July 29 at Riis Park and Aug. 10 at Columbus Park.

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Street to be renamed in honor of Nelson Mandela

07.16.2014 Community

The dedication will be held at 4800 West Chicago Avenue 10:30 a.m. Friday, which would have been the South African leader’s 96th birthday.

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Relatives of 8-year-old girl found dead in Austin sue the state

07.15.2014 News

The mother and maternal grandfather of Gizzell Ford filed a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, charging the agency failed to report signs of trouble that led to her death.

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Rev. Ira Acree launches television show

07.14.2014 News

All Hands on Deck airs Fridays from 5 to 5:30 p.m. on CAN-TV Channel 21.

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