Several San Antonians, past and present, helped lift the conversation at the 2018 South by Southwest festival, promoting cultural and professional diversity and exploring ways to effectively measure a city’s growth. Counteracting biases
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 29 2018 - 12:46pm
Written by B Kay Richter on Jul 28 2016 - 8:48pm
More than 100 San Antonio residents gathered at the Muslim Children Education and Civic Center to watch and reflect on videos of the police-involved shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile (replay video of the conversation below).
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 12 2016 - 8:58pm
Welcome to a special edition of the Edge. Many of us are looking for guidance on how to move forward after the tragedies last week: The cowardly ambush that killed five police officers in Dallas, and the police shootings in the days before that killed two black men, Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 17 2016 - 1:05pm
Replay: Watch the Center for Public Policy Priorities' 2016 State of Texas Children report and San Antonio area snapshot, presented by CPPP, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.,
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 12 2016 - 9:21pm
Replay video: The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics welcomed Dr. Damon Tweedy, a psychiatrist and author of the memoir "Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine."
Written by Amanda Evrard on Sep 21 2015 - 12:09pm
Replay video from the live webcast of the Peace Laureate Wisdom Conversation on Race on Sept. 21, 2015 at the Whitley Theological Center at Oblate School of Theology. The free, public event is the San Antonio peaceCENTER’s second Living Room Conversation with the San Antonio Peace Laureates. Participants include: Imam Omar Shakir, convener Rabbi Samuel and Lynn Stahl Sr. Martha Ann Kirk Rod Radle Rosalyn Collier Rev. Phil Ruge-Jones
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 25 2015 - 7:54pm
Alamo Colleges, Northwest Vista College (NVC) hosted a forum for candidates for San Antonio mayor on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Palmetto Performing Arts Center.
Written by Clayton Price on Feb 10 2015 - 11:49am
Replay video: San Antonio mayoral candidates Mike Villareal, Leticia Van de Putte and Tommy Adkisson addressed issues ranging from negotiations with the firefighter's and police unions to minimum wage and a living wage at a forum Feb. 7.
Written by Melissa Monroe on Aug 24 2014 - 10:23am
"Our black men have a bulls eye on their chest," said San Antonio activist Mario Salas at a panel discussion on Aug. 23 at the Carver Branch Library.