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 Rachael Graham on Jan 15 2022 - 12:08pm
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 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 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 17 2020 - 4:57pm
Reliable Revolutionaries will be parking at the AT&T Center, having some short messages delivered, and then march to the Martin Luther King, Jr. on New Braunfels Street. There will be speakers, and a moment of silence, and then March back. Please bring as many helium-filled black balloons as possible. Hosted by Reliable Revolutionaries
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 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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 1 2016 - 9:27pm
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of February 1. Zika Virus Found in Bexar County
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 1 2016 - 6:27pm
Martin Luther King’s final and unfinished crusade was his Economic Bill of Rights, also known as the Poor People’s Campaign. The list of demands involved jobs, income and “a decent life for all poor people so that they will control their own destiny,” King wrote in 1968. “This will cost billions of dollars, but the richest nation of all time can afford to spend this money if America is to avoid social disaster.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 20 2016 - 8:43pm
Catch up and get ahead with the EDGE for the week of Jan. 18, 2016 Affordable Care Act Enrollment Closing There’s an important deadline coming up and if you miss it, it could cost you. The window is open until Jan. 31 to enroll in or change your health insurance under the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare.