The histories of these former San Antonio residents were among the thousands that were captured by the federal government in a collection of former slave narratives in th...
Learn about the history of the Martin Luther King Jr. march in San Antonio and the local activist credited with starting the annual event.
Learn about how the Carver Community Center on the East Side has grown into a cultural hub in the Alamo city and how it birthed the Carver Branch Library.
The San Antonio Museum of Art hosted University of Texas at Austin professor, Dr. Peniel Joseph, for a Black History Month discussion in February.
Public policy and certain provisions prohibited the education of Blacks in various parts of the nation, which is why historically Black colleges and universities were so ...
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.
In honor of Black History Month, the San Antonio library has compiled a lineup of more than a dozen titles about Black history in the United States.
A Black History Tour will debut on the San Antonio River Walk during Black History Month.
The current president of St. Phillip's College tells the story of the school's founder and shares her own story of triumph.
For decades, much of our city’s Black history has not been told. In this episode of KSAT Explains, we look at why those elements of our city’s past are so important and h...
A former Major League Baseball player from San Antonio says when he met the late Hank Aaron as a kid, he knew he too could break glass ceilings.
What’s often less spoken about is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for better wages for underpaid factory workers in Atlanta and his Vietnam War protest.
On May 9, 1865, the Civil War ended and the Confederacy lost. More than 150 years later, Texas is one of nine Southern states in the country that recognize “heroes” of th...
Read and listen to Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic speech and see images from the historic civil rights demonstration in Washington D.C.
To celebrate and commemorate his life, we asked local leaders to share their reflections on Dr. King’s legacy and how it helped transform their lives.
Nearly a year ago, Gregg Popovich was asked to reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.And while the Spurs head coach lauded Dr. King’s greatness and accomplis...
Front pages from the San Antonio Express-News over the past three decades show how the march has grown to become one of the largest in the country.
SAAACAM is hosting a tour in Eastview Cemetery on Saturday of local African American historical icons and the impact they made in the community.