Here is a list of DreamWeek events curated by the NOWCastSA interns Vivian Lopez, Rachael Graham, Sofia Briones and Denise Guerra: Due to COVID-19, events are subject to change. For more information, check the DreamWeek website. Monday January 17 After The March (A Celebration of Inclusion and Diversity) Description: Eastside community market with multicultural food, live music, handmade art and a spoken word showcase.
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 Edmond Ortiz on Sep 15 2016 - 3:03pm
The San Antonio Feminist Film Festival is returning for a second edition of offerings of feature films and documentaries that reflect the evolution of women's empowerment and the struggles for equality.
Written by Jeremy Cash on Aug 21 2016 - 10:00pm
The mood in the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center was celebratory and somber during a community meeting called to discuss transgender expression and the rights of transgender children in Texas public schools. (Scroll down to see photos from the event.)
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 1 2015 - 7:56pm
When civil rights leader and social activist Julian Bond died recently, the New York Times referred to him as a “persistent opponent of the stubborn remnants of white supremacy.” President Barack Obama called Bond a friend and a hero. "Justice and equality was the mission that spanned his life,” Obama said. While Julian Bond was a legendary figure beginning in the 1960s, some young people may have no idea who he is or how his life relates to the #blacklivesmatters movement.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Jan 12 2015 - 1:05pm
by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Jan. 9, 2015
Written by Randy Bear on Aug 7 2013 - 8:20pm
As several of you probably know, the San Antonio City Council will be considering modifications to city code to provide protection status for sexual orientation, gender identity, and veterans status. The protections will be added to five areas of the code that already provide protections for other classes. Those involve public accommodations, city employment, fair housing, contracts, and boards and commissions.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 29 2010 - 7:37pm
Watch video from the San Antonio branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's annual Freedom Fund Dinner in La Villita Assembly Hall Friday. The night's theme was "One Nation, One Dream," with a keynote speech by Alethea R. Bonello, NAACP Field Organizer for Operations and Membership. The local group is honoring Josue "Joe" Robles, President and CEO of San Antonio-based USAA, along with Aaronetta Pierce and Laura Banks-Reed for their contributions to the community.