March for black and brown lives. Start at Columbus park and then march to SAPD headquarters, then to get sheriff’s headquarters!
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 30 2020 - 3:33pm
San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood marched in plain clothes with #BlackLivesMatter protestors, along with his sons. "I'm marching because I've been witnessing the injustices of people of color all of my life, and I think it's important that people look through the lens of a minority, particularly a black man, who are living in fear of their lives," Hood explained to Texas Public Radio's Joey Palacios, who spotted Hood and interviewed him during a Facebook Live broadcast June 3, 2020.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 18 2020 - 6:08pm
This year, there are many different ways you can join in on Juneteenth Celebration Day - an official City of San Antonio holiday - from online discussion, marches, rallies, or faith-based events. Here are some of the events that will be held in order of time. 11 a.m. Juneteenth March & Rally March from Pittman Sullivan Park down Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. to the Freedom Bridge Together. Remember water, comfortable clothes, signs, snacks, whatever you need!
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 17 2020 - 2:21pm
A peaceful protest organized by reliable revolutionaries
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 17 2020 - 2:14pm
It starts at Sullivan Park, then march to St. Philips College for a rally. Then march to Carter Community Cultural Center. - Hosted by YAA (Young Ambitious Activists)
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 10 2020 - 3:01pm
Description: March from Pittman Sullivan Park down Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. to the Freedom Bridge together. Remember water, comfortable clothes, signs, snacks, whatever you need!
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 21 2017 - 9:14pm
On Jan. 21, 2017, millions of people marched in 600 cities to protest Donald Trump, hatred and inequality and to promote hope and human rights. Using social media posts, this Storify tells the story of that day in your own words. It is San Antonio-centric, but includes posts from Paris, Antarctica and across the United States. The cover image is We are the Storm, by artist Janet Ghio. (You can purchase a poster here.)
Written by B Kay Richter on Aug 31 2016 - 2:37pm
About 50 people demonstrated outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field office in San Antonio on Aug. 30 to protest the detention of asylum-seeking women and children in private prisons in South Texas. Watch a slideshow from the protest:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 7 2015 - 9:25pm
San Antonio celebrated International Women's Day for the 25th time on March 7, 2015. This is their story in their own voices, photos and videos:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 19 2015 - 8:55pm
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015, we gathered your best work from Twitter, Facebook, Instagrams, Vine, slideshows, blogs, videos and articles to create a multimedia story told from nearly 40 perspectives. We also included an "explainer" on the hashtag #ReclaimMLK which owned the day in San Antonio and other cities.