Tag Archives: Mariann G. Wizard
Publisher of Austin community newspaper, ‘NOKOA: The Observer,’ is dead at 70. By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | June 19, 2019 Also see “METRO EVENT: Akwasi Evans: Speaking Truth to Power: A Tribute,” on The Rag Blog … finish reading :
Akwasi Evans: poet, publisher, and
Paul was my sounding board, devil’s advocate, ‘camerado,’ goad, fount of naughty ideas, and sympathetic ear. By Mariann Wizard | The Rag Blog | August 23, 2017 SAN IGNACIO, Cavo, Belize — There was a notorious news photo from a … finish reading :
METRO | The fan-shaped destiny of R. Paul Pipkin (1946-2017)
George, a Ragstaffer and leading force in the Austin left, was found dead in the cold locker of an Austin convenience store in 1967. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 27, 2016 Rag Blog associate editor Alice … finish reading :
The murder of George J. Vizard IV
I’m starting to get a glimmer of the ‘colonial fatalism’ that decrees, ‘That’s just how things are.’ By Mariann Wizard Vasquez* | The Rag Blog | May 28, 2016 SAN IGNACIO TOWN, Cayo, Belize, C.A. — It’s the smallest things … finish reading :
Out There: My first dispatch from Belize
Harris County Commissioner Lee was arguably the most powerful Black person in Texas politics. By Mariann G. Wizard | Special to The Rag Blog and NOKOA News | January 25, 2016 HOUSTON — Introducing a 2004 Houston Chronicle interview with … finish reading :
METRO | To serve the people: El Franco Lee, 1950-2016
Those interested in the reasons for black oppression by the state may conclude that it adds to the corporate bottom line. By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | October 20, 2015 As a jack-of-all-trades writer and 50-year political … finish reading :
Why ‘Black Lives Matter,’ a lot!
‘His life was tempered by his grasp of history, his sense of justice, and his refusal to conform.’ By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | March 10, 2015 In writing this remembrance, I had vital assistance from Robert … finish reading :
Richard Lee, 1940-2014: Farewell to an
enemy of the State
Trudy, who helped us start ‘The Rag’ in ’60s Austin, was a warm and generous friend. Somewhere along the way, she became a wonderful poet. By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog |July 28, 2014 [Taurus in Lake Erie … finish reading :
BOOKS | Trudy Stern’s lovely poetry reveals a finely-honed precision of expression
Marijuana prohibition is a house of straw. During the past month, the winds of change have started to rip that house apart and now the DEA may be reevaluating cannabis’ status as a ‘dangerous drug.’ By Mariann G. Wizard | … finish reading :
SPECIAL REPORT | The Drug War: ‘Against the Wind,’ Part 1
I can almost visualize oversized, faux luxurious, slapdash-built ‘mixed-use’ towers, perhaps rising already in blueprint form. By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | June 16, 2014 SOUTHEAST AUSTIN — More and more the City of Austin’s planning processes … finish reading METRO | Mariann G. Wizard : Fragmented planning in Southeast Austin? Or worse?
This book is chock-full of recipes and useful information that will fascinate readers who care deeply about what they eat, how it is prepared, and what nutrients it contains. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | June 3, 2014 … finish reading :
BOOKS | Mariann Garner-Wizard’s informative and timely ‘Hempseed Food’
Hemp History Week, June 3-9, 2014, promotes the re-legalization of industrial hemp in the U.S. AUSTIN — Every day, more and more Americans discover the environmental and health-related benefits of hemp (Cannabis sativa). Hemp products now include foods, body care … finish reading METRO EVENT | Dude. It’s Hemp History Week!