Replay a webcast of part of the San Antonio community's vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg in front of the Bexar County Courthouse on Sept. 19, 2020. The vigil was one of dozens across the country simultaneously memorializing the beloved associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. NOWCastSA recorded video of the entire event and we will replace this video when the full version of the event is uploaded. Watch live or later here:
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Aug 4 2020 - 2:16pm
Pan African Women’s Day 2020 will be a virtual event focusing on the systematic Culture of Violence against African women and girls. They will remember Breonna Taylor, Sandra Bland, Justine Uwa, and thousands of women who have been killed or brutalized by agents of capitalism and within our own community. No justice is yet to be obtained.
Written by esperanzacenter on Feb 19 2020 - 1:54pm
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center and The Texas RioGrande Legal Aid invite you to a film screening of The Rape of Recy Taylor. If you thought that Rosa Parks' efforts in the Civil Rights Movement began on a Montgomery bus in 1954, you only know half the story.
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 Cary Clack on Jul 4 2017 - 11:07am
To be an American is not a talent. It's not a craft or skill discovered and manifested early in life that is honed and mastered so that we perform with pride as others marvel at this singular talent. We didn't will ourselves into existence or align the stars and our bloodlines in our favor so that we would be born in the United States. When we say that we're proud to be an American it should be with the acknowledgement that everyone should be proud of his or her birthright.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 30 2016 - 6:32pm
These are the top 12 stories of 2016 curated by NOWCastSA Managing Director Charlotte-Anne Lucas:
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 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 Jul 20 2016 - 9:57pm
This week’s edge includes: Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association and a heavy-handed developer, Esperanza Peace and Justice Center's "Take Back Our City,” video from conversations across San Antonio about racism, a critical look at the Alazán Creek trail project and an extraordinary portrait of the city’s visual artists. Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association SLAPPed by Developer
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.