From Mujeres Marcharan: The 33rd annual San Antonio International Women's Day March will take to the streets on March 5 at Milam Park. The theme this year is inspired by the words of Fannie Lou Hamer and the work of Audrey Lorde "I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own" and "Nobody's free until everybody's free."
Written by Vivian Lopez on Mar 2 2023 - 11:10am
Written by Mohammad Ali on Nov 16 2022 - 12:25pm
The Texas Rally for Life will host the Rally for Life 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1 at the State capital at 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701. According to the Texas Rally for Life website, this rally bring together thousands of fellow pro-life Texans to demonstrate that Texas is pro-life. The goal of this rally is to show the elected officials, the media, and the Supreme Court that Texas is pro-life. Register to attend and learn more about the event here.
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 29 2022 - 10:47am
Join the Travis Park Church, Suenos Sin Fronteras, Black Freedom Factory, and other organizers at Travis Park for a call-to-action rally. See the event flyer for more information.
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 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 Antonio Rodriguez on Mar 31 2012 - 3:58pm
In front of a statue of Martin Luther King Jr., about 50 people met in San Antonio to protest the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin and called for the arrest of George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed the 17-year-old. Speakers at the Saturday morning rally called for a deeper discussion about race relations in America. The rally in San Antonio caps a week of protests by thousands of people across the country. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, claims he acted in self-defense when he shot the black teenager on Feb. 26.
Written by esperanzacenter on Mar 1 2011 - 4:09pm
Join us as we march in the streets in solidarity with women and social justice movements in San Antonio and around the world.The 2011 San Antonio International Women’s Day March and Rally will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5. It starts at Travis Park and ends end in the historic Plaza del Zacate (Milam Park) with a rally featuring several speakers and performers, including poet Tammy Gomez, Houston hip-hop artist Kiawitl Xochitl, Green Party vice-presidential candidate Rosa Clemente, and others.
Written by Pak Lai on Aug 4 2010 - 12:43pm
On July, 29, San Antonio protesters met in Milam Park for a solidarity action protesting Arizona's controversial immigration bill, SB 1070. The demonstration was one of dozens of similar actions across the country. The march and rally is documented in this slideshow, through the photos taken by Pak Lai, a student at San Antonio College. Do you have photos you'd like to share with NOWCastSA?