Fighting for the African American Right to Vote: the Ballot and the Bully

Virtual Zoom Discussion

Join our virtual discussion with guest panelists: Brandon Johnson, Regional Organization Manager, MOVE Texas Dr. Katherine Kuehler-Walters, Texas State Historical Association Keely Collier, Political Action Committee, San Antonio Branch NAACP Moderator: Demonte Alexander, Director of External Affairs, Bexar FACTS

COSA Department of Arts & Culture Virtual Community Conversation: MLK Park Project

Virtual Discussion TX

The City of San Antonio Arts & Culture Department is in the beginning stages of creating a new public art sculpture for MLK Park, located in District 2. Help decide the theme by joining us for a Virtual Conversation. Co-hosted by the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM), this WebEx meeting will take place Monday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 pm.  This is a free event but registration is required,  In addition to this online meeting, we currently have a SASpeak Up Survey available to provide input now:

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 the cemetery to uncover the buried history of San Antonio African Americans. Tickets are $25 person.  Tours are for ages 21 and older.

SAAACAM Presents the 2021 Fiesta Family Blues Festival


The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is partnering with the San Antonio Fiesta Commission to present the second annual Fiesta Family Blues Festival from 4:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021. Tickets are $10 for attendees over age 12, and the event will include activities and entertainment for the entire family. Featured Artist: Michael Ward began playing musical instruments at an early age and regularly attended band practice with his mother, jazz singer Carol Ward. With six CDs to his credit and over 100 recordings with various artists, Ward has emerged as one of the leading studio violinists in the...