Black History Month

Arts & Culture
8:41 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Marian Anderson, A Legend Revisited

Portrait of Marian Anderson
Carl van Vechten, Public Domain Wikimedia Commons

Depending on your age, the name Marian Anderson can belong to the realm of indelible and haunting experience, or mysterious legend.

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The Source
8:39 am
Thu February 16, 2012

The Source: San Antonio's Small, But Significant Black Community

Art Hall.
Courtesy photo

  San Antonio’s population increased 20 percent in the years between 2000 and 2010. But the numbers of African-American residents has slightly decreased, making up only about 6 percent of the population. And yet, our city has the largest Martin Luther King Jr. march in the country.

What affects these numbers, and what are the issues facing the black community in a city where the numbers of African-Americans are so small? Is San Antonio really becoming a more diverse city?

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