Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Dec 28 2020 - 4:09pm
The Friends Meeting of San Antonio is sponsoring a conversation with Pamela Boyce Simms on the legacy of Martin Luther King in Troubled Times: Building a Network of Light. The event, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 22, 2020, will be virtual. You can expect:
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 10 2020 - 2:42pm
From Melaneyes Media: Join us Sunday, June 14, for Malcolm vs. Martin, an online discussion and presentation comparing the speeches, lives, and ideologies of two of the greatest Black leaders of our time.  In this presentation, we will dissect audio, video, quotes, and interviews to determine how similar or how different were the thoughts and opinions of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Brother Malcolm X, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz. We will compare and contrast their words, actions, and some of the tactics of the movements they both represented.
Written by Cary Clack on Jan 16 2018 - 5:36pm
By Cary Clack, originally published in Folo Media Twelve years, three months and 30 days. That was the length of Martin Luther King Jr.’s public life. From Montgomery to Memphis. From boycott to balcony. Twelve years, three months and 30 days.
Written by Don Mathis on Jan 11 2017 - 4:23pm
Black Lives Matter is more than just a buzzword for the decade. It has been the focus for African-American activists for more than 50 years.   The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), formed in the 1960s, was one of the most important organizations of the local Civil Rights Movement. On Friday, Nov. 18, leaders of SNCC and the Black Power Party held a poetry reading at the Little Carver Theater.