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San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM)

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May 2021

Black History Film Series – When I Rise

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

Bring your family and friends to Black History Movies under the stars. Movies begin at dusk on the banks of the San Antonio River at the beautiful Arneson River Theater. Stay after each film for discussion and Q & A. Unique food truck offerings will be available at each showing. When I Rise – Friday, May 7 A gifted black music student at the University of Texas is thrust into a civil rights storm that changes her life forever. Barbara…

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Black History Film Series

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

Bring your family and friends to Black History Movies under the stars. Movies begin at dusk on the banks of the San Antonio River at the beautiful Arneson River Theater. Stay after each film for discussion and Q & A. Unique food truck offerings will be available at each showing. When I Rise – Friday, May 7 A gifted black music student at the University of Texas is thrust into a civil rights storm that changes her life forever. Barbara…

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Black History River Tour

May 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
SAAACAM at La Villita, 218 S. Presa Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
$25.00

Join the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum as we explore San Antonio’s Black History in the center of the city. This one and a half hour tour cruises from La Villita, up to the Pearl, around to the Convention Center and back to La Villita. Cruise by the site of the first free African American school in Texas, learn about the Volunteer Guard, the slave trade in San Antonio, desegregation and so much more.

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Black History Film Series – Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

Bring your family and friends to Black History Movies under the stars. Movies begin at dusk on the banks of the San Antonio River at the beautiful Arneson River Theater. Stay after each film for discussion and Q & A. Unique food truck offerings will be available at each showing. Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom – Saturday, May 22 This film showcases stories about the Texas-Mexico border and its connection to the Underground Railroad. Rooted in pre-Civil War Texas…

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Black History Film Series – Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

Bring your family and friends to Black History Movies under the stars.  Movies begin at dusk on the banks of the San Antonio River at the beautiful Arneson River Theater.  Stay after each film for discussion and Q & A.  Unique food truck offerings will be available at each showing. This film showcases stories about the Texas-Mexico border and its connection to the Underground Railroad. Rooted in pre-Civil War Texas along the Rio Grande between the emerging cities of Laredo…

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June 2021

Black History Film Series – Walk on the River

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

Bring your family and friends to Black History Movies under the stars.  Movies begin at dusk on the banks of the San Antonio River at the beautiful Arneson River Theater.  Stay after each film for discussion and Q & A.  Unique food truck offerings will be available at each showing. Walk on the River- A Black History of the Alamo City” documents both the history and the contributions African Americans have made to the fabric of San Antonio from emancipation…

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Black History River Tour

June 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
SAAACAM at La Villita, 218 S. Presa Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
$25.00

Join the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum as we explore San Antonio’s Black History in the center of the city. This one and a half hour tour cruises from La Villita, up to the Pearl, around to the Convention Center and back to La Villita. Cruise by the site of the first free African American school in Texas, learn about the Volunteer Guard, the slave trade in San Antonio, desegregation and so much more.

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