Celebrating the Legacy of Excellence at IKEA

IKEA Live Oak is highlighting our Legacy of Excellence awards and the awardees the month of February.  Stop in the IKEA Restaurant to see the legacy of Dr. G.J. Starnes and Dr. Dianna Burns Banks, Mary Lillian Andrews and Tommy Calvert Sr., Hattie Briscoe and the Honorable Yolanda Huff, G.J. Sutton and Oliver Hill. On the weekends children can engage in hands-on-activities and storytelling.


Black History River Tour

SAAACAM at La Villita 218 South Presa, San Antonio

Join us for a tour on the beautiful San Antonio River for a 100 minute cruise exploring San Antonio 's Black History along the Riverwalk.  Our trip starts by meeting at 218 S. Presa in La Villita. Please arrive at 218 S. Presa 30-45 minutes ahead of the boat departure time. We then travel through history on a north route through the Museum Reach to the Pearl then back downtown to the Alamo, Convention Center and back to La Villita.  You will be surprised at the continued African American influence in San Antonio. No professional video or photography allowed on...

A Raisin in the Sun

The Public Theater of San Antonio 800 W. Ashby, San Antonio

Directed by Darcell Andre Lorraine Hansberry’s iconic drama is a powerful theatrical masterpiece that explores the dreams, struggles, and resilience of a Black family living on the south side of Chicago in the 1950s. It weaves a poignant narrative around the Younger family as they grapple with racial discrimination, economic hardship, and the pursuit of their aspirations. As the family receives a life-changing insurance check, their divergent dreams and desires clash, sparking a profound examination of identity, equality, and the American dream. With compelling characters and a stirring narrative, this play explores hope and the enduring human spirit.