“42” – Black History Film Series

Arneson River Theater 418 Villita Street, San Antonio

Bring the family, visit the food truck court and watch a movie. Hero is a word we often hear in the world of sports, but heroism is not always about achievements on the field of play. 42 tells the story of two men -- the great Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) -- whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game of baseball. In 1946, Rickey signed Robinson to the team, breaking Major League Baseball's infamous color line. Facing racism from every side, Robinson demonstrated tremendous courage...

The POLITICAL and PERSONAL LEGACY of the TULSA RACE MASSACRE

Trinity University - Laurie Auditorium One Trinity Place, San Antonio

Trinity University Press, in collaboration with Trinity University and the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum, presents an evening with Anneliese M. Bruner, writer and great granddaughter of Tulsa Race Massacre survivor and author Mary E. Jones Parrish, whose contemporaneous eyewitness account, The Nation Must Awake, helped to preserve the truth of what happened in Greenwood on May 31 to June 1, 1921. This event is LIVE AND IN PERSON at Laurie Auditorium at Trinity University, and free and open to the public. No ticket required. More on the book and event at tupress.org. Purchase a book and...

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. 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.

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. 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 recommendation by...