More than 100 San Antonio residents gathered at the Muslim Children Education and Civic Center to watch and reflect on videos of the police-involved shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile (replay video of the conversation below).
In response to the recent police-involved shootings, more than 100 people gathered at the Circle School, an institution that teaches peace, to discuss ways to respond to police brutality and achieve equality for historically marginalized minority groups.
As I walk into the Guadalupe Theater on a Wednesday evening, there is a familiar laughter resembling a family reunion. But this is not the kind of reunion where one has to make small talk with kooky great-uncles or the distant cousins that are barely known. No. This is more of a family reunion of kindred souls—a reunion of creatives: a place where one can meet writers who give warm hugs and loving “hellos.”
Isabel Garcia, a member of the Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas board of directors, read the following letter at a Brackenridge Park Proposed Master Plan public meeting on July 7, 2016 at the Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center. Scroll down to replay video of Garcia speaking at the meeting, and to see a PDF of the letter dated July 21.
When Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association filed a routine appeal of the city’s zoning for a Stripes convenience store and gas station at Fredericksburg Road and Woodlawn Avenue, the developer's response shocked them.
Association members said the developer, GFR Development Services, sent emails threatening to file a lawsuit against them unless they dropped the appeal.