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Students march to honor MLK

African American Studies Program students march with rowdy pride during the MLK march. Isaac Serna, The Paisano

Isaac Serna

January 18, 2017

Among the sea of participants in San Antonio’s 30th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. march, Roadrunner orange brightened the streets. “We wore orange because we wanted to show that this is a UTSA community,” Mr. UTSA JaCorey Patterson said. “We had these t-shirts made with Martin Luther King, J...

MLK Day forgets to remember America’s most successful socialist

Justice Lovin

January 26, 2016

On Monday, we celebrated Martin Luther King Day. I would argue that to some extent we did so in vain. The Dr. King we celebrate is but a shade of the man he was, the parts that are convenient; we remember his dream but forget his socialist principles. Near the end of his life Dr. King was planning a...

San Antonio still has a Dream

January 20, 2015

Mia Cabello/ The Paisano San Antonio’s 28th Anniversary Commemorative Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March united tens of thousands of San Antonians under one common cause— a dream. On the morning of January 19, participants and uniformed officers began their march at the Dr. Martin...

27 years of marching for MLK

January 21, 2014

Matthew Trevino Nearly 175,000 people participated in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. March on Monday, Jan. 20. The San Antonio march began in 1978 and became a city-sponsored event in 1986. Participants in the march had the option to park at St. Philip’s College or Freeman ...