About 10 individuals donning assault rifles stood outside Council Chambers as This Is Texas Freedom Force VP Brandon Burkhart addressed Council members.
The rally amassed around 300 demonstrators demanding that the Confederate monument featured in the center of Travis Park remain standing there as it has for the past 118 years.
A State Senate bill filed during the special session would bar local governments from removing or altering certain monuments and memorials.
The councilmen want to find a more appropriate location to house the memorial, where its historical value may be integrated in an “educational context.”
Around 50 people showed up to support the removal of the Confederate monument in Travis Park from public space.
The Church is asking for “creative solutions” that could satisfy its need for more revenue and activity from its downtown properties.
Ballet San Antonio’s dancers migrated from the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts to the nearby greenspace to wow spectators with their skill and grace.
A series of casual noontime concerts, called Music in the Park, will continue every Wednesday through April 5.
San Antonio’s biggest and most community-oriented jazz festival, San Antonio Parks Foundation’s 33rd Jazz’SAlive, will take the stage this Saturday and Sunday at Travis Park.
More than 60 local activists and community members came together Friday evening for the #SpeakUpSpeakOut rally, a peaceful demonstration in Travis Park to continue the fight for equality, justice, and love and understanding for and among the black community as well as other disenfranchised groups.