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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
Community Leaders/Activists
John H. Sanders Jr.
Commissioner Tommy Calvert/Tommy “TC” Calvert Mario Marcel Salas

William Johnson

Saturday, January 16, 2021 4p – 6p Sports
Nevil Shed
Priest Holmes

Clyde Glosson

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
Nathaniel Davis
Keely Petty
Bishop David Copeland
Otis Mitchell

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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