Opinion: I’m following my grandmother’s advice. “Baby, when you get a seat at that table, you better speak up. Represent. Uplift those that don’t have that same privilege.”
City Council approved a five-year contract with the San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA) by a 9-2 vote Thursday morning, concluding a contentious, sometimes bitter collective bargaining process that lasted more than two years. Councilmen Rey Saldaña (D4) and Ron Nirenberg (D8) cast the two “no” votes, citing language in the contract that they said lets bad […]
Commentary: This Memorial Day, I’m thinking of the sacrifices made by the heroes here at home serving on the frontlines of this pandemic
With passion, commitment and hope, 300,000 people joined together in peace to walk the 2.75-mile route of the 29th annual Martin Luther King Day March on San Antonio’s Eastside Monday. The early morning chill and heavy cloud cover gave way to a cloudless blue sky as marchers slowly made their way north along the route, […]
Commentary: Now that African American Studies and Mexican American Studies courses have passed in Texas, it is incumbent on all stakeholders to promote the passage of ethnic studies courses nationwide.
Commentary: The murder of George Floyd last week hit me hard. It reminded me of my own personal story as well as the similar stories of my friends all over the country.
More than 60 percent of confirmed coronavirus cases in Bexar County are now counted as recovered, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said Monday.
“Bigotry is bigotry.” Rabbi Steve Gutow sees hate speech and crime in the same way, no matter the race or religion of the perpetrator or the victim. Speaking to an audience of more than 100 people at Temple Beth-El about what he called a “rising tide of anti-Semitism,” Gutow called on all his listeners to […]
Bexar County commissioners approved 68,700 hours in overtime pay for county jail deputies and heard public comment about the sheriff’s office Tuesday.
For Stephen Hummel and his colleagues, the Deep Sky Tour at the McDonald Observatory is a creative way to explore galaxies while stuck at home.