The George Washington Carver Museum and Culutral Center was lit up just for us.
We were so impressed by nine-year-old Mikaila, founder of BeeSweet Lemonade.
...and her little brother, who serves as "the manager" of the business.
You can order BeeSweet Lemonade online: BeeSweetLemonade.com
The room was packed! We were excited to see so many of us taking advantage of all SXSW has to offer. n
Among this year's honorees was EBONY.com freelance contributor Mary Pryor.
Austin's own Misha was super fly (especially with her hot new EBONY.com bag, ha!)
James Andrews and Mike Street
Traci and Meredith are proud ambassadors of Austin and were excited to tell us all about the city's offerings.
The emcees for the evening got the crowd ready for a great program.
Co-sponsor EA Sports hooked attendees with lots of gaming swag.
Caleb, Jalen, Monty, Shadow and Anthony learned coding from the Youth Media Project. We love it!
Andre Chambers, Director of Global Recruiting at EA Sports
James Edwards of Be The Match, encouraging attendees to join the national bone marrow registry.
Carl Settles of Youth Media Project and founder of E4 Youth.
Douglass Pitts, Greg Pitts, Lamar Pitts of Lamar Pitts TV LLC, a father and son production company.
Jacob and Koko of Kokovisions
Attendees Lola and Fum Fum Ko.
Victor L. Henry
Shondra and Alondra. We met Shondra earlier in the day and she was so excited to come hang with us!
William Crowder and Brian Dixon
Comedian and author Will Hatcher and Cavaughn Noel
We loved the energy of the crowd!
EBONY.com Production Manager Genese Cage, Senior Editor Jamilah Lemieux and Social Media Manager Toya Menzie.
Victor Henry (far right), with guests Patrick, Liz, and Vanessa/
Kyron Hayes, Geralmy Carter and Gene Wills.
Our charming bartender for the evening!
Be sure to grab one of these bright red EBONY.com bags if you see our team in these Austin streets this week!