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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 11 2019 - 6:15pm
Overflow rooms were added after hundreds showed up and to speak out at the Texas Legislative Committee on Redistricting public input session at 4 p.m. on Sept. 12, 2019 at the Port San Antonio Boardroom at 907 Billy Mitchell Blvd. The Bexar County Voting Rights Coalition brought three buses filled with people to the hearing, one bus each from San Antonio’s East Side, West Side and North Side.
Written by Calasia_Haynes on Oct 23 2018 - 5:31pm
The San Antonio Black Lawyers Association hosted a forum for judicial candidates on Oct. 20, 2018 at the Macedonia Baptist Church in San Antonio.Co-hosts included the NAACP, the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area, Community of Churches for Social Action, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Rho Lambda Chapter Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Alpha Pi Zeta Chapter.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 30 2016 - 7:06pm
Replay the video: Nearly 200 people met on Nov. 29 for a wide-ranging community conversation about how San Antonio residents are moving forward together after a divisive 2016 election. The conversation was hosted by San Antonio District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg at the Santikos Bijou Cinema Bistro and included diverse participants from across the community. Panelists included:
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 Laurie Posner on Sep 1 2015 - 1:13pm
In the spring of 2011, Texas lawmakers cut $5.4 billion for public education. That summer, 12,000 teachers in Texas got pink slips. That fall, children went to school in more crowded classrooms. Qualified college students lost scholarship funds.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Oct 24 2011 - 2:55pm
REPLAY THE VIDEO: Join the the celebration as the San Antonio Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), holds its annual Freedom Fund Dinner at the La Villita Assembly Hall Oct. 28.NOWCastSA webcast the event, so you can replay the video right here.
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.