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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 01, 2015
When civil rights leader and social activist Julian Bond died recently, the New York Times referred to him as a “persistent opponent of the stubborn remnants of white supremacy.” President Barack Obama called Bond a friend and a hero. "Justice and equality was the mission that spanned his life,” Obama said. While Julian Bond was a legendary figure beginning in the 1960s, some young people may have no idea who he is or how his life relates to the #blacklivesmatters movement.
Written by wildliferescue on Aug 26, 2015
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. (WRR) is a nonprofit organization established in 1977. The WRR sanctuary has always been closed to the public out of respect for the wellbeing of its animal residents.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Aug 21, 2015
Audiences at “Je Suis Une Femme,” the fashion show to introduce the new collection by Leighton W. Couture, will find hints of Paris along with traces of its illustrious past and present history, and international reputation for its love affair with fashion, of course.
Written by UTSACollege on Aug 10, 2015
San Antonio's vibrant Latino art scene is on display in a new exhibit of 25 master prints at the UTSA Downtown Art Gallery. Ten years in the making, the Veinticinco exhibit includes prints by 25 Latino and Latina artists who worked in collaboration with a master printer in the print studio at the UTSA Department of Art and Art History.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 17, 2015
In this essay on video, Carmen Tafolla, the 2015 Poet Laureate of the State of Texas, asks us to change the way we look at history.