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Written by Brooke Cowey on Feb 10, 2017
Replay the video: New York Times bestseller Jan Jarboe Russell discusses her book The Train to Crystal City at the Central Library Auditorium.  This book is about a secret internment camp in Texas during World War II. These camps housed Japanese, German and Italian immigrants.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Feb 08, 2017
Replay video of the San Antonio Digital Inclusion Summit on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, where 150 people from dozens of organizations shared ideas, resources, best practices and a vision for digital inclusion and bridging the digital divide in San Antonio. This free public event in the auditorium of San Antonio Central Library started at 8:30 a.m. with opening remarks by Mayor Ivy Taylor and continued through 3 p.m. A report issued in 2016 by HUD paints a graphic picture of the digital divide in San Antonio:
Written by Don Mathis on Feb 07, 2017
“Ending Racism in About an Hour” was the conversation led by W. Kamau Bell at San Antonio College (SAC) Thursday night, Feb. 2. “In these days, it may take two or three hours,” the California comedian quipped. SAC’s McAllister Fine Arts Center was packed with 600 people to hear the stand-up comic and television host deliver what he called ‘The W. Kamau Bell Curve.’
Written by B Kay Richter on Feb 07, 2017
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) came to San Antonio in 1968, when a young, African-American male, Bobby Joe Phillips, was killed by a police officer and the officer was not prosecuted. “We do have a history of this issue,” Abram Emerson, SNCC Legacy Organizer, said at SNCC's “Know Your Rights” workshop at Antioch Baptist Church on Jan. 14.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 06, 2017
by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Feb. 3, 2017 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.