Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 06, 2021
By Abby Livingston and Isabella Zou, The Texas Tribune A promotional event for a book examining the role slavery played leading up to the Battle of the Alamo that was scheduled at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on July 1 was abruptly canceled three and a half hours before it was…
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 06, 2021
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune It took Nancy Crowther three hours, four public bus rides and an impressive amount of gumption to make sure her vote counted in the 2020 election. She’s hoping Texas lawmakers don’t make it even harder the next time.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 30, 2021
This story was first written by James Barragán and Cassandra Pollock and published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 30, 2021
Tony Plana has been a professional actor in film and television for over 40 years with many roles ranging from a 19th century Mexican bandit in Three Amigos, to the Secretary of State in the West Wing, and a college cadet in An Officer and a Gentleman. Tony Plana gives a relatable approach to…
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 28, 2021
Last year, just before the year ended in December, MacKenzie Scott, a philanthropist, donated about $4 billion in total to 384 organizations. Some of those included organizations in San Antonio such as:
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 25, 2021
The League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area presented their findings on economic inequity on June 23, 2021 in their third virtual forum. This forum focused on workforce and criminal justice issues. A short Q&A is followed after the presentation. Enrie Wittwer discusses workforce issues…
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 22, 2021
County Offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021. Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies…
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 21, 2021
This past Sunday June 20, 2021, besides being Father’s Day, was also World Refugee Day. Many refugees come from places such as the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia who are seeking a better quality of life. The American Dream is very real to them as they come ready to work and are eager…
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 21, 2021
"Texas “critical race theory” bill limiting teaching of current events signed into law" was first published by Kate McGee of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and…