Protestors will hold a Black Lives Matter rally, with guest speaker Mario Salas, at Columbus Park before marching to the San Antonio DPS Headquarters and the Bexar County Sheriff's office to protest the negligence, discrimination, and violence demonstrated by the SAPD and within the Bexar County Jail. https://www.facebook.com/events/309373833420248/
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 15 2020 - 1:10pm
Join Reliable Revolutionaries on the SAPD headquarter grounds. Learn the facts and myths of the media stories, the truths about the CBA and what is entangled within the by-laws and policies and how you can take back your power as a citizen, and be a part of changing our city for the better.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 15 2020 - 1:06pm
In our ongoing virtual Street Talk series, District 1 hosts various community panelists to discuss issues important to our communities. We begin a three-part series to delve into what the Black Lives Matter movement means in San Antonio and how the community and District 1 can work together. Our first event is themed BLACK. We will focus on discussing the systemic racism Black people face in this city and what can be done for a more equitable tomorrow.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Jul 6 2020 - 1:44pm
Come speak about your experiences growing up black in America and show your support for defunding the police while learning about local resources those funds could benefit. We have had to move the event from June 28 to July 19 due to the recent spike in COVID cases. we want to make sure we all stay safe while letting our voices be heard.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 6 2020 - 1:40pm
March for black and brown lives. Start at Columbus park and then march to SAPD headquarters, then to get sheriff’s headquarters!
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 30 2020 - 3:33pm
San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood marched in plain clothes with #BlackLivesMatter protestors, along with his sons. "I'm marching because I've been witnessing the injustices of people of color all of my life, and I think it's important that people look through the lens of a minority, particularly a black man, who are living in fear of their lives," Hood explained to Texas Public Radio's Joey Palacios, who spotted Hood and interviewed him during a Facebook Live broadcast June 3, 2020.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 25 2020 - 3:37pm
Join in a virtual Freedom Black History tour highlighting some of San Antonio's most historic African-American landmarks and locations. This experience is being brought to you by Melaneyes Media, the producers of "Walk on the River: A Black History of the Alamo City," Learn more about the film HERE http://walkontheriver.com/
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 19 2020 - 12:48pm
A virtual panel discussion hosted by Esperanza Peace & Justice Center about the incredible documentary 13th and the intersection between racism, criminal justice, and connecting the dots to the issues we are seeing today. If you haven’t seen the documentary, you can watch it for free at this link:
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 17 2020 - 5:25pm
Come out to caravan through Potranco Rd. neighborhoods outside 1604 in solidarity with our black community. This is a family-friendly, peaceful protest as well as a COVID friendly one. Decorate your car with signs and posters in support of Black Lives Matter, honoring victims of police brutality, calls to reform the police departments, calls for social justice reform, speaking out against institutional racism, etc.