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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 26, 2017
This video by the ACLU explains the presidential actions regarding transgender students and the civil rights case heading to the U.S. Supreme Court on March 28. Last year, President Barack Obama said civil rights laws should cover transgender students, but in 2017, President Donald Trump said transgender students should not be covered by civil rights laws. But the courts determine the law, and the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on this issue on March 28, 2017.
Written by Don Mathis on Feb 23, 2017
In 1951, a teenaged Brooks Air Force Base airman carved “Johnny Loves Vivian” into a wooden bench along the River Walk.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 22, 2017
Updated: What is "puro" in San Antonio? In a Feb. 21 event at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, 11 San Antonians offered their thoughts on what makes something or someone purely San Antonio. The consensus? It depends on one's viewpoint, the speakers and audience members said. The definition could range from music or color to food or sense of place. Or all of the above.
Written by Don Mathis on Feb 21, 2017
The Esperanza Center opened its doors in solidarity with the National General Strike in opposition to the current administration. On Friday, Feb. 17, Strike4Democracy coordinated more than 100 strike actions across the country to stand up for America’s democratic principles. Local poets and protestors included Eliza Perez, Don Mathis, Enrique Sanchez, Gianna Rendon, Monica Landry, and Elva Treviño.
Written by Don Mathis on Feb 17, 2017
Casa Navarro State Historic Site will be celebrating its recent designation as a National Historic Landmark on Feb. 25. Local, state and national representatives will also be on hand to celebrate the birthday of the Texas patriot.