Virtual Kwanzaa Community Celebration

Virtual Discussion TX

Join our nightly Kwanzaa Celebration simulcast on the SAAACAM, B-RAW Podcast, TAAN-TV and San Antonio Kwanzaa Coalition Facebook and YouTube pages.

Virtual Kwanzaa Community Celebration

Virtual Discussion TX

Join our nightly Kwanzaa Celebration simulcast on the SAAACAM, B-RAW Podcast, TAAN-TV and San Antonio Kwanzaa Coalition Facebook and YouTube pages.

Virtual Kwanzaa Community Celebration

Virtual Discussion TX

Join our nightly Kwanzaa Celebration simulcast on the SAAACAM, B-RAW Podcast, TAAN-TV and San Antonio Kwanzaa Coalition Facebook and YouTube pages.

Virtual Kwanzaa Community Celebration

Virtual Discussion TX

Join our nightly Kwanzaa Celebration simulcast on the SAAACAM, B-RAW Podcast, TAAN-TV and San Antonio Kwanzaa Coalition Facebook and YouTube pages.

Conscious Conversations – Storytime (Kindergarten through 5th Grade)

Virtual Zoom Discussion

SOMETHING HAPPENED IN OUR TOWN Written by Marianne Celano , Marietta Collins , Ann Hazzard , Jennifer Zivoin Something Happened in Our Town follows two families — one White, one Black — as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community. The story aims to answer children's questions about such traumatic events, and to help children identify and counter racial injustice in their own lives. Free, downloadable educator materials (including discussion questions) are available at www.apa.org. From the Note to Parents and Caregivers: There are many benefits of beginning to discuss racial bias and injustice with young children...

Burial Ground: Exploring African American Resting Places – Eastview Cemetery

Eastview Cemetery 3550 Roland Avenue, San Antonio

We explore the history of African American trailblazers in San Antonio with a safe, socially distanced, outdoor walking tour of Eastview Cemetery. A few of the historic figures uncovered include Samuel Sutton, Oliver Sutton, Myra Hemmings, Hattie Briscoe, Claude Black Sr., Charles Bellinger to name a few. Discussions will also include the history of the previously enslaved people buried at the cemetery. We will also learn about the cemetery’s historic evolution. This epic tour celebrates the lives of local African American historic icons and the difference they made in our community. Join us!  

Black Is…. Virtual Discussion

Join SAAACAM and guest panelists as we discuss what it is to be "Black" in these United States of America.

Conscious Conversations – Middle School

Virtual Zoom Discussion

This month we discuss "White Privilege".  Often thought of as a divisive term, Dr. Lulu, the "Momatrician" is a board-certified pediatrician; Dr. Katherine Kuehler-Walters, a historian with the Texas State Historical Association; and Dr. Sunita Punjabi, founder of the Braincoach LLC discuss the history and the psychological effect of "white privilege". WHITE PRIVILEGE: Inherent advantages possessed by a white person on the basis of their race in a society characterized by racial inequality and injustice (Oxford)

Conscious Conversations – High School

This month we discuss "White Privilege".  Often thought of as a divisive term, Dr. Lulu, the "Momatrician" is a board-certified pediatrician; Dr. Katherine Kuehler-Walters, a historian with the Texas State Historical Association; and Dr. Sunita Punjabi, founder of the Braincoach LLC discuss the history and the psychological effect of "white privilege". WHITE PRIVILEGE: Inherent advantages possessed by a white person on the basis of their race in a society characterized by racial inequality and injustice (Oxford)

St. James Public Comments

Comments are being solicited from the US Army Corps of Engineers on the importance of saving the original foundation of St. James Church located on San Pedro Creek.  The site of the first African American school in San Antonio and the home of the second oldest African American congregation in San Antonio. For more information see, https://saaacam.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/St.-James-Public-Comments-information.pdf