Manhattan Café http://tpr.org en Restaurateur First To Integrate In San Antonio Desegregation Movement http://tpr.org/post/restaurateur-first-integrate-san-antonio-desegregation-movement <p></p><p>San Antonio's role in the desegregation movement began with a man who stood up and decided his restaurant would no longer treat people differently based on the color of their skin.</p><p>In 1963, Dan Anthony bought his father’s Manhattan Café downtown on Houston Street, near the Majestic Theatre. It was that same year when Anthony’s wife, Chrissy, says a priest and activist by the name of Father Sherrill Smith called Dan with an important message.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:52:58 +0000 Ryan Loyd 5116 at http://tpr.org Restaurateur First To Integrate In San Antonio Desegregation Movement