Virtual Discussion Recordings

Discussion with the Texas A & M San Antonio Journalism Students This discussion’s focus was to enlighten the students about telling stories and the power of their words.  Journalism examples were explored including broadcast news, newspapers and social media.   Moderator:  Sallie Frederick Panelists: Dacrie Brooks, the H.E. Butt Foundation Amy Shaw, retired communications specialist Cary Clack, San Antonio…

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August 21 Newsletter

School is starting, so let’s talk about the San Antonio Area Education Systems and African Americans. Read our latest newsletter here. Also, the legendary educator Dorothy Collins has something to say about being one of the first Black educators in the Edgewood School District. View her oral history.

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Our Newest Exhibit

Cherry Street Blues: African American Music History in San Antonio 1867-1937 Researched, designed and created by doctoral student Marc Molina this exhibit takes a close look at an overlooked history. Following Emancipation, a diverse mix of Black music traditions flourished in all parts of San Antonio and Bexar County. These spiritual and secular forms of cultural performance evolved in…

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