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In Local News – The first ever Black Restaurant Week San Antonio (BRWSA) will be from 24 Feb-3 Mar 2019. The purpose of BRWSA is to put a spotlight on the amazing Black owned restaurants/food trucks, Black caterers and food related businesses in San Antonio. So come out and Kick off Black Restaurant Week San […]

And on this day in 1940 – NBA All Star Forward Chet Walker was born.  And in eleven seasons he scored 18,831 points. And on this day in 1950 – In basketball NBA All Stars Julius Irvin also known as Dr. J was born in Roosevelt, New York.  His career points – 30,026 points! And […]

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. – George Washington Carver

Lifelong learning’ (Colloquialism) is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, rather than competitiveness and employability, (Fischer, 2000). In a fast-changing and highly inequitable world, lifelong learning is becoming increasingly important, not only […]

In Local News – The Bonham Exchange recently announced details on the upcoming memorial for owner Kenneth Garrett, who died earlier this month.  The remembrance will take place Monday, February 25 at 11 a.m. inside the club. At 12:30 p.m., it will move to nearby Davis Park in the River Road area where Garrett lived.  Directions, parking […]

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou

And on this day in 1870 – Hiram Rhodes Revels began his term as the first black U.S. Senator And on this day in 1941 – Billie Holiday recorded her version of the jazz classical “All of Me”. And on this day in 1956 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and many others were indicted […]

And on this day in 1895 – Abolitionist Frederick Douglass died in Washington D.C. And on this day in 1924 – Actor/Director Sidney Poitier was born in Miami Florida.  In 1963 he became the first black actor to win an Academy Award for his role as a drifter in “Lilies of the Field.” And on […]

You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. – Marian Wright Edelman

In Local News – Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is pushing a bill that would stop cities from forcing private employers to provide paid sick leave to workers. Cities such as Austin and San Antonio recently passed ordinances requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave. But a state appeals court found Austin’s policy unconstitutional in […]

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