Black Voices of San Antonio is a compilation of African American voices from all segments of San Antonio in 8 different categories. Sports, Music, Spoken Word, Religion, Community Activism, MLK Commissioners, Posthumous, and Business. Hear the stories of people that are still active in our community today and some that have passed on. This is a mini-series of oral history that was captured during the Tricentennial Celebration in San Antonio.
Everyday January 15 – 22, from 4 pm to 6 pm TAAN TV will highlight 3 to 4 individuals from one of the selected categories. Subscribe Now and view on your smart tv – ROKU/Amazon Fire Stick or smartphone Android/Apple.
Friday, January 15, 2021 – 4p -6p
John H. Sanders Jr.
Commissioner Tommy Calvert/Tommy “TC” Calvert Mario Marcel Salas
Saturday, January 16, 2021 4p – 6p Sports
Sunday, January 17, 2021 – 4p – 6p Posthumous
Rance Olison – Sports
Erna Baker – Community Leader Clarence McGowan – Attorney/Judge Spot Barnett – Entertainment/Saxophonist
Monday, January 18, 2021 – 4p – 6p
Martin Luther King Jr. Commission Chairs Rene Watson
Bishop David Copeland
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 – 4p – 6p Pastors
Kenneth Kemp, Pastor
Michael Steve Brown, Pastor
Lester Gillespie, Pastor James Amerson, Pastor
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 – 4p – 6p Entertainment
Claytie Bonds, Blues Singer
Billy Ray Sheppard, Saxophonists
Andy Walker, LaFranz
Jimmy Charles, Recording Artist Gilbert Centeno, Vocalist
Thursday, January 21, 2021 – 4p – 6p
Filmmakers/Playwrights/Spoken Word Bobby McMorris, Playwright/Producer Ya’ke’ Smith, Filmmaker/Director/Producer Glo Armmer, Poet/Writer
Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, Poet Laureate San Antonio, Recording Artist
Friday, January 22, 2021 – 4p – 6p
Dr. Marie Thurston, Ph. D.
Dr. Charles Thurston, M.D.
Judge Jason Pulliam Dr. Carey Latimore
Friday, January 23, 2021 – 4p – 6p
Business Leaders/City Leaders Derrick Howard, Executive Director Howard Shelf, Entrepreneur
Frank Dunn, Entrepreneur Monique Vernon, City Manager Cary Clack, Journalist
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