Join us every First Tuesday at 10:00 AM for story time at Hemisfair. Each month SAAACAM presents a story that teaches acceptance, inclusion and equality. The story is followed by a crafts activity for your child.
Before a computer became an inanimate object and before Sputnik changed the course of history, before the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education established that separate was in fact not equal, and before the poetry of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech rang out over the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, a group of black women working at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory in Hampton, Virginia were helping America dominate aeronautics, space research, and computer technology, carving out a place for themselves as female mathematicians who were also black, black mathematicians who were also female....
Join us for 100 minutes of Black History on the beautiful San Antonio River. Our engaging tour guides will take you on a thought-provoking mental journey through time. Learn about the impact of African Americans in the center core of San Antonio. If a scheduled date does not work for you, we can schedule a private charter for you. Feel free to contact us for charter information at email@example.com
Join us on the beautiful San Antonio River for a 90 minute cruise exploring San Antonio 's Black History and the holiday lights that adorn the Riverwalk. Our trip starts at La Villita, we travel north 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. Since we are celebrating the holidays, refreshments will be served!
The 2023 Black History Month theme is Black Resistance. Join us as we celebrate the Kwanzaa principle of Ujima - "Collective Work and Responsibility" as we present a workshop for educators and interested parties bringing a local perspective to the national theme. We will celebrate San Antonio individuals and institutions that were a part of "Black Resistance". This workshop is FREE to the public but registration is required.
San Antonio is a rich city of diverse people from varied backgrounds. The story of each of us creates the rich tapestry of our wonderful city. Learn how to confidently write, preserve and share your story. Join us for this interactive writing working with the vivacious Andrea "Vocab" Sanderson! This is a workshop you do not want to miss. Participants MUST sign up for both days to attend this exciting writing workshop!
Join us for history and intrigue as we explore City Cemetery #3. Tour groups of 10 will embark on a one-mile trek through the cemetery to uncover the buried history of San Antonio African Americans. Tickets are $30 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. This is a DreamWeek event. Please note: Meet at the corner of Palmetto and Wyoming by 11:50 AM.