News Notes: Downtown street mural declares ‘Black Austin Matters,’ other stories to know


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A new street mural on Congress Avenue in downtown Austin declares that “Black Austin Matters.”

Crews painted those words in large yellow letters overnight between Sixth and Ninth Streets. The project is a partnership with Capitol View Arts, the Austin Justice Coalition and several city departments.

In a video lasting less than five minutes, Amanda Dugan and Will DuPree discuss the following stories in the latest KXAN Live News Notes:

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