A former beauty queen and single mother prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the Miss Juneteenth pageant. This movie explores the significance of Juneteenth in small-town Texas, mother-daughter relationships and the world of beauty pageants. Be sure to stay after the film to engage in lively discussion with our panelists: Dr. Keely Petty, Moderator; Rochelle Staten, Vice President of The San Antonio Queen of Soul pageant; Sharon Garrett Fuery, former Miss Black Texas; Linda Harrison Lewis, retired judge and San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame Inductee; and Elaine Tims, member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
A SEAT AT THE TABLE: A CULTURAL CONVERSATION TO FILL IN EMPTY SPACES Join SAAACAM as we present this series of writing workshops with the vivacious Andrea "Vocab" Sanderson! The first two-day series will focus on food. Think about your story. Think about how did you get here and the food you ate along the way. Bring your imagination and your favorite writing utensil and we will provide the rest. This is a free workshop with limited seating. Registration is required. Saturday, October 15th - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Sunday, October 16th - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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
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....