Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community. Police said they tried to … Protesters march from SAPD headquarters around the courthouse and back, shouting the names of black men and women who died in police custody on Saturday afternoon, June 6, 2020. A protester holds up a sign during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters rolled from The Vaulti to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. A silent protest by local Black Lives Matter activists made its way among tourists and locals browsing several popular landmarks downtown Saturday as … Activist who helped organize peaceful San Antonio protest for George Floyd ‘so happy city represented black lives’ Local activist explains what changes need to be made following protests No News is Bad News. The group was organized to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement sparked by the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. San Antonio artists and performers are responding to Black Lives Matter protests Deborah Martin June 17, 2020 Updated: June 17, 2020 5:14 … A silent protest by local Black Lives Matter activists made its way among tourists and locals browsing several popular landmarks downtown Saturday as … Stephanie Fiiire Nious (right) and James Brown raise their fists during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters rolled from The Vaulti to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. Wearing a white denim jacket with “no more silence” on the back, 17-year-old Camren Moreno spoke about how he felt about the death of Trayvon Martin, a teen who was getting some snacks in Florida when he was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer. November 25, 2020, Double wraparound porches aren't rare among the regal old homes in SA's King William area, but the one on this, Houses don't change hands often in San Antonio's Prospect Hill area, the first western residential growth from downtown. (function() { Tags: Black Lives Matter, protests, demonstrations, San Antonio, downtown, Texas, organizers, police, police brutality, racial justice, Shamar Mims, Delante Armstrong, George Floyd, James Myart, Pharaoh Clark, Ron Nirenberg, Uniting America Through Wisdom, Ervin Lee, The People’s Rep, Alamo Heights, Travis Park, Public Safety Headquarters, Image. Protesters stand together during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters rolled from The Vaulti to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. Protesters roll down Main St. during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters rolled from The Vaulti to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. Hundreds of … The death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police last week has sparked national outrage and protests around racial inequality and police violence against people of color. script.id = 'commitchange-script'; Originally a, It probably should come as little surprise that if a top professional golfer is selling a house, it's going to. Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox. Join the SA Current Press Club. Trevon Taylor (from right), Jourdyn Parks and Tristdon Mays help lead a march by protestors from Bexar County Courthouse back to City of San Antonio Public Safety Headquarters on Friday, June 5, 2020. var npo = 5273; var script = document.createElement('script'); Antronie Scott Jr. held up his iPhone to the crowd, tears streaming down his face as he talked about his dad’s death four years ago. In San Antonio, the protests also call for justice for three other black men — Marquise Jones, 23, Antronie Scott, 36, and Charles Roundtree, 18 — who were killed by San Antonio police in three separate incidents over the last six years. Black Lives Matter protest in Universal City June 12, 2020/KTSA Photo-Elizabeth Ruiz SAN ANTONIO ( KTSA News) – Josie Herrera, a recent graduate of Samuel Clemens High School in Schertz, says she hasn’t suffered the injustices that others have, but she can’t sit idly by. “Dad died because cops shot him in the heart after thinking his iPhone 4 was a gun,” the young man said. Stephanie Fiiire Nious told protesters that she is 51 years old, a Latina and black woman, and feels she must speak out against police brutality and racism for the sake of her children and grandchildren. A black woman who has lived most of her life in San Antonio, Kendra said this was her first protest and she was pleased to meet many like-minded people. Gabby L. skates into Travis Park during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters rolled from The Vaulti to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. San Antonio Current It was a different kind of protest Sunday evening, but with the same heart-felt passion as the others that have taken over the streets of San Antonio in recent weeks in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and seeking justice for black men killed by law enforcement. However early Saturday morning, protesters with "Black Lives Matter" made their way through Alamo Heights. Protesters take a knee outside of a police building during a Black Lives Matter protest in Odessa on May 31, 2020. Organizer Pharaoh Clark wants San Antonio to reconsider its budget and put human needs over the purchase of police weapons. Activists gathered downtown over the weekend listen to a speaker. San Antonio residents gathered downtown Saturday afternoon, June 6, 2020, for a eighth day of protests over the death of George Floyd. “I’m just overwhelmed with all of this support and that so many people came out here to show that they care,” she said. The Young Ambitious Activists will be holding an event this Saturday at the San Antonio Police Officers Association (the union) to protest the unethical arbitration process, chapters 143 and 174 of the collective bargaining agreement, and the general lack of accountability for SAPD. Moreno looked at his friends who came to the event with him and said, “I can’t imagine if something like that happened to my friends.”. © SETH HERALD / AFP/Getty A person holds up a placard that reads, 'Black lives matter' during a protest in the city of Detroit, Michigan, on May 29, 2020. Skateboarders roll down Main St. during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters, skateboarders and bicyclists wheeled from The Vaulti thrift store near San Antonio College to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. Protesters chant during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters rolled from The Vaulti to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. Protesters roll down Main St. during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters, skateboarders and bicyclists rolled from The Vaulti thrift store near San Antonio College to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. The large crowd momentarily stopped traffic on the way to the park, where they heard from speakers and chanted the now familiar “No justice, no peace” and “Black lives matter” phrases. The protest Tuesday was organized by a coalition of Black Lives Matter supporters and community groups, like Defund Police SA. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free. Connect with friends faster than ever with the new Facebook app. if(document.getElementById('commitchange-script')) return; Stephanie Fiiire Nious speaks to the crowd in Travis Park during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event on Sunday. He told the crowd his idea for the march-on-wheels had turned out exactly as he had envisioned. San Antonio protesters take to wheels to seek justice, support Black Lives Matter movement, Seniors On Medicare Are Getting a Big Pay Day in 2020, Expert: “This credit card is so good I signed up personally”. Gallery: San Antonio activists plan to continue demonstrations ‘until we see change’ (San Antonio Express News). 8 talking about this. This page is designated to updates about times and locations for BLM protests in San Antonio, TX Protesters whell down Main St. during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters, skateboarders and bicyclists rolled from The Vaulti to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality. Black Lives Matter organizer announces run for San Antonio City Council seat Silvia Foster-Frau and Joshua Fechter Nov. 6, 2020 Updated: Nov. 7, 2020 10:53 a.m. A flag is displayed during the “San Antonio Roll in Peace” event in which skaters rolled from The Vaulti to Travis Park to honor black lives and bring awareness to systemic racism and police brutality.