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Written by esperanzacenter on Feb 19 2020 - 1:54pm
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center and The Texas RioGrande Legal Aid invite you to a film screening of The Rape of Recy Taylor. If you thought that Rosa Parks' efforts in the Civil Rights Movement began on a Montgomery bus in 1954, you only know half the story.
Written by esperanzacenter on Feb 18 2020 - 2:14pm
Join us at the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center for a local town hall with #DignidadLiteraria's Myriam Gurba and local authors, illustrators and publishers to include moderator Barbara Renaud Gonzalez, Carmen Tafolla, John Picacio, Juan Tejeda, and Denise McVea. The event  is part of the national call to action around the crisis in U.S. publishing exposed by the controversy and developments surrounding the publication of Jeanine Cummins’ novel, American Dirt.
Written by kimberlyarellano on Feb 14 2020 - 4:18pm
It’s Party Time in ’09! Alamo Heights Night 2020 will feature entertainment for the entire family. Savor food from some of San Antonio’s best restaurants. Mouthwatering choices will include chicken-on-a-stick, fajitas, Texas style BBQ, chalupas and hot dogs just to name a few. Satisfy your sweet tooth with funnel cakes and cupcakes. Adults can enjoy a great selection of beer and wine.  Live entertainment all night including Finding Friday, Hotcakes, Skyrocket, a Mariachi band and more.  The carnival midway will feature fun activities for kids of all ages.
Written by Edward Olvera on Feb 11 2020 - 1:41pm
The true story of how Harriet Tubman freed slaves through the Underground Railroad.
Written by Edward Olvera on Feb 11 2020 - 1:39pm
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
Written by Edward Olvera on Feb 11 2020 - 1:38pm
Interactive performances and art activities bring books to life at this culminating Black History Month event.
Written by Edward Olvera on Feb 11 2020 - 1:36pm
Please join us for a discussion of the novel, The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead.
Written by Edward Olvera on Feb 11 2020 - 1:34pm
Celebrate Black History Month with some family friendly self-directed learning activities for all ages.
Written by Edward Olvera on Feb 11 2020 - 1:28pm
In honor of Black History month, join us for a showing of Waiting to Exhale. Starring: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, Dennis Haysbert and Gregory Hines. Rated R: Contains some adult material