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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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 20 2016 - 9:57pm
This week’s edge includes: Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association and a heavy-handed developer, Esperanza Peace and Justice Center's "Take Back Our City,” video from conversations across San Antonio about racism, a critical look at the Alazán Creek trail project and an extraordinary portrait of the city’s visual artists. Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association SLAPPed by Developer
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 12 2015 - 11:32pm
Updated with video: North East Independent School District Trustees agreed to investigate the process for changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School after public comment on the issue dominated the school board meeting for the third month in a row.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Sep 14 2015 - 9:30pm
Matthew W. Hughey, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Sociology and Affiliate Faculty in both the Africana Studies Institute and the American Studies Program at the University of Connecticut. A scholar of race, racism, and racial inequality, Professor Hughey examines:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13 2015 - 7:12pm
Mayor Taylor’s Statement on Confederate Monuments SAN ANTONIO (July 9, 2015) — “Slavery and the Civil War are part of the American legacy. For more than 200 years we’ve been trying to fully realize the revolutionary premise of democracy: all men are created equal.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13 2015 - 6:09pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead on local news. Move to change Robert E. Lee High School’s name
Written by KaylaWilson on Jul 12 2015 - 7:08pm
I started a petition to rename San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High School in 2015 after seeing the suggestion by former Mayor Juliån Castro on his Facebook page. (This article in the San Antonio Current details what Castro wrote.) 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 23 2014 - 11:16am
Replay the video: Replay the Sept. 27 webcast "Learning from Madiba: Lessons for Theology, Spirituality and Politics," from the Whitley Center at the Oblate School of Theology. Presented as part of the Sankofa Institute of African American Pastoral Leadership Lecture Series, the discussion be led by Allan A. Boesak, an honorary doctorate recipient of the Oblate School of Theology, who is a native of South Africa and a minister of the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa.
Written by UTSACollege on Jan 9 2014 - 5:10pm
Replay the Q&A session from  the live webcast of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva's lecture for the UTSA College of Public Policy's Deans Distinguished Lecture Series.