The Austin City Council voted Thursday to formally apologize for the city's involvement in segregation and systemic racism and initiate a process for creating a Black Embassy to assist Black-led businesses and organizations. Read more here.
The upcoming May 1 special election provides Austinites with an opportunity to fundamentally change the structure of city government. To some, these changes are revolutionary advances toward a more robust local democracy; to others, they threaten to cause a catastrophic collapse of Austin's current progressive consensus. Read more here.
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