Burial Ground: Exploring African American Resting Places Virtual Discussion

Join us for a discussion about how African American cemeteries help us uncover buried histories. Landscape Architect and SAAACAM Co-Founder Everett Fly, the City of San Antonio Archaeologist, Shawn Marceaux, and Bexar County Spanish Archives Archivist David C. Carlson, Ph.D., will discuss the significance of digging up the past. Burial Grounds: Exploring African American Resting Places will be moderated by the UTSA Center for Archaeological Research Project Archaeologist, Clinton McKenzie.

Conscious Conversations: Stereotypes Grades 6-8

Virtual Zoom Discussion

Let's talk about stereotypes.  How can we learn to look at things with a clear and unbiased view? Does it really matter? Join our Race Ed student hosts, Dr. Charles Gentry, UTSA lecturer and Dr. Sunita Punjabi, the Braincoach as we discuss with you the pitfalls and avoidance of stereotypes.

Conscious Conversations: Stereotypes Grades 9-12

Virtual Zoom Discussion

Let's talk about stereotypes.  How can we learn to look at things with a clear and unbiased view? Does it really matter? Join our Race Ed student hosts, Dr. Charles Gentry, UTSA lecturer and Dr. Sunita Punjabi, the Braincoach as we discuss with you the pitfalls and avoidance of stereotypes.

Burial Ground: Exploring African American Resting Places

City Cemetery #3, San Antonio TX 78203 San Antonio

Join us for history and intrigue as we explore City Cemetery #3. Tour groups of 9 with masks will embark on a one-mile trek through the cemetery to uncover the buried history of San Antonio African Americans. Tickets are $25 person.  Tours are for ages 21 and older. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes as the cemetery grounds are rocky and uneven.

Burial Ground: Exploring African American Resting Places Members-Only Reception

The East Bar 829 N. New Braunfels Avenue, San Antonio

Join us for our first members-only reception at The East Bar, an indoor-outdoor sports bar on New Braunfels. Meet the SAAACAM team, hear what is on the horizon from your museum, and enjoy complimentary food plus a drink on us!  This is a free event however your RSVP is required.

SAAACAM Presents the 2021 Fiesta Family Blues Festival

TX

The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is partnering with the San Antonio Fiesta Commission to present the second annual Fiesta Family Blues Festival from 4:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021. Tickets are $10 for attendees over age 12, and the event will include activities and entertainment for the entire family. Featured Artist: Michael Ward began playing musical instruments at an early age and regularly attended band practice with his mother, jazz singer Carol Ward. With six CDs to his credit and over 100 recordings with various artists, Ward has emerged as one of the leading studio violinists in the...

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