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Written by B Kay Richter on Jul 28 2016 - 8:48pm
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).
Written by Jeremy Cash on Jul 28 2016 - 7:08pm
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.
Written by Cary Clack on Mar 23 2016 - 11:30am
In my house is a painting of one artist’s depiction of Jesus, which I bought years ago on the South Side. I give it extra attention during Holy Week and the celebration of Easter, a special day that is on a different date each year and is commercially symbolized by a giant rabbit carrying a basket of brightly colored hard-boiled eggs it hides from children. It’s a beautiful painting that’s sparked conversations and comments from people who’ve seen it because the Jesus in the painting is black. He looks like the late, great singer-songwriter Nickolas Ashford.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13 2015 - 7:12pm
Mayor Taylor’s Statement on Confederate Monuments SAN ANTONIO (July 9, 2015) — “Slavery and the Civil War are part of the American legacy. For more than 200 years we’ve been trying to fully realize the revolutionary premise of democracy: all men are created equal.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13 2015 - 6:09pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead on local news. Move to change Robert E. Lee High School’s name
Written by KaylaWilson on Jul 12 2015 - 7:08pm
I started a petition to rename San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High School in 2015 after seeing the suggestion by former Mayor Juliån Castro on his Facebook page. (This article in the San Antonio Current details what Castro wrote.) 
Written by Melissa Monroe on Aug 24 2014 - 10:23am
"Our black men have a bulls eye on their chest," said San Antonio activist Mario Salas at a panel discussion on Aug. 23 at the Carver Branch Library.