Burial Ground: Exploring African American Resting Places

226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio, Texas, 78202 At this address 226 Hackberry, 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 per person. Member tickets are discounted. Tours are for ages 21 and older. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes as the cemetery grounds are rocky and uneven. Please note: The meeting location will be 30 minutes in advance, at the Carver Community Center ( 226 N. Hackberry), participants will be shuttled to City Cemetery #3 entrance on S. Palmetto and back...

Conscious Conversations – Storytime, K-5 “I’m New Here”

Hemisfair Park 434 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio

Join us as we read “I’m New Here” by Anne Sibley O’Brien in conjunction with our partners with neighboring Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair Park. Young readers from all backgrounds will appreciate this touching story about the assimilation of three immigrant students in a supportive school community.” Join our conversation as we learn about the importance of inclusion and acceptance. Admission is free but be sure to register to ensure we have enough books! Register Here: https://bit.ly/Nov2021Storytime  

The Great Debaters – Black History Film Series

Arneson River Theater 418 Villita Street, San Antonio

Bring the family, visit the food truck court and watch a movie. A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Movie starts at dusk. Followed by a discussion. Reserve your seat below. https://youtu.be/hrQdVGDfm5M   SAAACAM is providing this film series as a public service, but it is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of SAAACAM policy. The airing of the film series does not constitute an endorsement or...

A Day of Racial Reckoning & Healing

The SOL Center at the University Presbyterian Church 300 Bushnell Avenue, San Antonio

The Sol Center, Race Ed SA and SAAACAM join forces to present a morning of Conscious Conversations for the whole family. Workshops, discussions and activities explore the topics of: Stereotyping - to believe unfairly that all people or things with a particular characteristic are the same Diasporic Education - diaspora refers to situations when Indigenous peoples, immigrants, and emigrants are forced to leave or voluntarily leave their tribes, native lands, territories, communities, or countries due to such reasons as imperialism, colonialism, political persecution, economic exploitation, trade, or labor migrations. While people in diaspora might not maintain strong ties with their...