Arturo S. Rodríguez recalled what his parish priest at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church told him after joining the first farm workers’ melon strike in Rio Grande City and getting arrested back in 1966.
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 4 2018 - 12:29pm
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 13 2017 - 2:56pm
by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune It’s supposed to be God, not government, that decides when a Catholic church that’s been welcoming parishioners since 1899 should burn its last candle.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 21 2017 - 9:14pm
On Jan. 21, 2017, millions of people marched in 600 cities to protest Donald Trump, hatred and inequality and to promote hope and human rights. Using social media posts, this Storify tells the story of that day in your own words. It is San Antonio-centric, but includes posts from Paris, Antarctica and across the United States. The cover image is We are the Storm, by artist Janet Ghio. (You can purchase a poster here.)
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 16 2017 - 4:22pm
An estimated 300,000 people walked 2.5 miles in the wet and wind on Jan. 16, 2017 to celebrate Martin Luther King. Here is a Storify of the social media posts of people who came out to mark San Antonio's 30th anniversary MLK March.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 5 2016 - 7:57pm
"Viva Cesar Chavez!" "Viva Dolores Huerta!" "The people united will never be divided!" Those were just some of the chants that could be heard in downtown San Antonio on Labor Day morning, Sept. 5, 2016. Hundreds of union members, labor activists and local leaders took to the streets to celebrate a defining moment in the labor movement from 50 years ago.
Written by Jeremy Cash on Aug 1 2016 - 2:22pm
The Tim Duncan celebration does not have to end let's keep it going by having a Spurs March in his honor. Spurs fans join us Sat. Aug. 6 starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Tower Of Americas. The "Thank You Tim Duncan" Spurs March is a Free event that is family and pet-friendly. We will March from the Tower to the iconic Alamo and take a group pic. Then stay with us for the return trip back to the Tower as DJ Eric from U-Neek Entertainment will keep the celebration going until 10:00 p.m. In addition, we will also have Synder's Of Hanover giving out Free snacks.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 7 2015 - 9:25pm
San Antonio celebrated International Women's Day for the 25th time on March 7, 2015. This is their story in their own voices, photos and videos:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 19 2015 - 8:55pm
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015, we gathered your best work from Twitter, Facebook, Instagrams, Vine, slideshows, blogs, videos and articles to create a multimedia story told from nearly 40 perspectives. We also included an "explainer" on the hashtag #ReclaimMLK which owned the day in San Antonio and other cities.
Written by SWU laura on Apr 18 2014 - 11:47am
As part of the annual May Day March, community leaders, workers, and advocates for economic justice and immigrant rights will come together to demand legislation that honors the dignity of all workers and their families. This year’s march will build upon the growing political support for the rights and wages that workers deserve, regardless of immigration status.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Mar 6 2014 - 3:08pm
Join the 24th Annual San Antonio International Woman's Day March starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 8 at the corner of St. Mary's and Cesar Chavez Blvd., former site of the KWEX/Univision building. A rally will follow at Hemisfair Park with speakers, children's activities, snacks and more.