San Antonio’s annual MLK March, originally scheduled for Jan 17, 2022, has been canceled and a virtual event will be held in its place. Tune in to TVSA and the City of San Antonio’s Facebook page at 10 a.m. on January 17, 2022, to see the commemorative 2022 Virtual SA MLK March. Scroll down for more information. But first some history: Have you ever wondered why there was no trash pickup on MLK Day?
Written by Rachael Graham on Jan 15 2022 - 12:08pm
Written by Guest (not verified) on Dec 29 2021 - 11:36am
On Monday, January 17, 2022 at 10:00 am, the MLK Commission will host the in-person 35th Annual MLK March and Legacy Celebration. We will be prioritizing the health and safety of our community and visitors while continuing to honor and celebrate Dr. King.
Written by Mckenzie Hervey on Aug 6 2021 - 2:11pm
Texas Republicans proposed a bill during the first 2021 Legislative Special Session that would eliminate important aspects of history from being taught in public schools. Under Senate Bill 3, issues involving women and people of color would be excluded from history lessons. The bill shocked and dismayed Democrats by removing a requirement to teach that white supremacy, such as the Ku Klux Klan, is morally wrong. Below is a list of links of the historical events that would be excluded under the bill:
Written by abnaz on Jan 16 2012 - 4:55pm
Marchers came from the North and West sides of San Antonio. Some stepped out their East Side doorsteps. Others hailed from Long Island, New York, and Baltimore. They all came to San Antonio’s Martin Luther King Drive to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the 25th annual official march, believed to be the largest such march in the nation.San Antonio Police officials declined to give a crowd estimate, but the parade of marchers stretched a mile long, with crowd organizers believing that it exceeded past years’ estimates of 100,000 people.