A historic ranch home and cemetery near Texas A&M University–San Antonio provide new insight into slavery and black history in Bexar County.
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center and Westside Preservation Alliance (WPA) will launch the Community History & Preservation Speaker Series on Tuesday night.
While many focus on the lunch counter integration of March 1960, other downtown businesses continued discriminating against black people for years afterwards.
The cemetery is the resting place of the ancestors of some of Bexar County’s black farm and ranch families.
An African-American group said the Tricentennial Commission showed initial interest but no follow-through on unearthing hidden historical information.
San Antonio’s first water works structure is beginning to crumble, but a new agreement between the city and the San Antonio Conservation Society will preserve it.