Black History highlight; U.S. Veteran shows resilience through personal achievements

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Black History Month is a month to celebrate African Americans who have accomplished something great or impacted the lives of others. San Antonio native, Gina Fuller is an African American veteran that has accomplished many things in her 37 years, including obtaining multiple degrees and currently working on a masters […]

Shedding light on overlooked history

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SAN ANTONIO—Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) McNair scholar, Adriana Valdez, is working with the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum to document the history of Afro-Latinidades in tribute to Black History Month. Adriana Valdez is an OLLU student majoring in public history and integrated digital and […]

African American music through history

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SAN ANTONIO –African American artists made history and innovated some of the world’s most popular genres of music today. Black music became a resource to promote racial equality and uplift black communities.  Since the discovery of America, the culture of music has developed mainly from African American musicians. During slavery, […]

The Real-Almost-First Female President

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By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—Who do you think of when you think of the first woman to come close to being president? The answer is probably Hillary Clinton, but there is another lady that came before her. Everyone should know the name – Shirley Chisholm. This woman is a […]

“Stand Your Ground” Reading At Our Lady Of The Lake

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By Stephanie Garza SAN ANTONIO—Students, faculty, staff and members of the community came together in a packed Providence Hall West Social Room to have a conversation about race in our society. The conversation was given a platform by the Provost’s Diversity and Inclusion Book Club reading for the 2018 Spring […]

Chris Robinson Jr.: History In The Making

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By Lake Front Staff SAN ANTONIO—History has been made at OLLU and it all started with a student, Christopher Robinson Jr. Mr. Robinson is the first African American President of Student Government Association at OLLU and his success doesn’t stop there. He was elected in spring of 2015 to be […]

Interracial Marriage: How Far Have We Really Come?

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By Monique Cortez SAN ANTONIO—Love is love, and factors such as ethnicity should never come into conflict with love, right? As we near Valentine’s Day and Black History Month, the thought of individuals against interracial couples may seem in the past, but prohibition of interracial couples was still active until […]