Quite frankly, ‘Peanuts’ character Franklin had a major cultural impact
If there were ever a list of fictional beach meetings that made significant cultural impacts, then this would likely be on it. On July 31, 1968 in the famous “Peanuts” comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown and Franklin met on a beach.
Learn to research Black history and genealogy using Bexar County records during in-person/virtual resource event
The Bexar County Black History Resource series event will include experts from the San Antonio Public Library, the Bexar County Clerks Office, and the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum explaining how to access public records.
How Merry Clayton turned ‘Gimme Shelter’ by the Rolling Stones from good to legendary
Last year, news broke that 77-year-old rock ‘n’ roll legend and Rolling Stones member Mick Jagger had purchased a mansion in Florida for his girlfriend, which led to people on social media saying “Gimme Shelter” about the transaction.
First historical marker dedicated to Black woman in Wilson County honors education pioneer
A journal from the past is giving us a look into the life of a woman who was a pioneer for the Black community in Wilson County. The name Minnie Washington Yates may not be very recognizable when it comes to Black history in South Texas, but her impact on education is felt to this day.
‘Classroom censorship law’ may impact teaching aspects of Black History Month, opponents say
Teaching aspects of Black History Month could prove challenging to educators this year after the passage of Senate Bill 3, the social studies curriculum law enacted in the last special session in the Texas Legislature.
Online exhibit honors San Antonio’s African-American medical pioneers
African-American physicians who made in-roads in their respective fields are highlighted in “Barrier Breakers: Pioneers in Medicine,” an online exhibit for Black History Month created by the San Antonio African-American Community Archive and Museum.