Austin Becomes 1st City In Texas To Mandate Paid Sick Leave

By Philip Jankowski, Statesman.com   -

The Austin City Council voted early Friday to make paid sick leave a mandatory requirement for all non-government employers, making Austin the first city in Texas to regulate sick leave. The [...]

Austin Police Officer Caught On Video Pepper-Spraying Handcuffed Man

By Ed Mazza, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Ed Mazza for The Huffington Post - The Austin Police Department has launched an investigation following the release of a video that shows an officer apparently pepper-spraying a handcuffed [...]

Austin While Black Documents Hidden Black Culture

By Joneka Percentie, www.theculture.forharriet.com -

For Harriet: What inspired you to start Austin While Black? Doyin: There was a lot of talk about gentrification in Austin late 2013 or 2014. There were a lot of articles about it and we were [...]