document.write ("?zoneid="+zoneId+"&block=1&blockcampaign=1"); Protesters defaced the monument early Friday with downward-facing arrows placed next to the statements “white supremacy,” “profit over People” and “the ALAMO,” according to an article by the San Antonio Express-News. Gonzales, TX 78629 I march with you all today because I am my brother's keeper.". A protest has been set for Saturday in front of the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office from 7-10 p.m. calling to free Brandon Gonzales.He was charged with capital murder for the shooting Sunday morning at The Party Venue.. Early voting results for contested Hunt County city council and school board elections as of 1:30 a.m. Gonzales claims false arrest and imprisonment; files lawsuit. to replace GBRA board, Zoning Board to discuss local property variances Monday, Gonzales Golf Course Advisory Board to elect officers for 2021 Wednesday, VC receives $26,000 in memory of Evelyn Kridler, 2020 General Election results in night-of despite delays, Registration for VC’s spring classes begins Nov. 2, Miss an issue, miss a lot! He said he has been contacted by people in Gonzales to come to the defense of the monuments. “Many people had been planning to bring children and elderly to join in the celebration of Juneteenth,” Palm said in her letter. 11K likes. They will continue to “have their eyes on the Alamo.”. “We’ve seen too many of these peaceful protests hijacked by (violent activists),” he said. After that, whatever happened was not intended for today and happened on individual accords. If you know anything, DM IMMEDIATELY.#SanAntonioProtest You may be seventy-five and you grew up a certain kind of way, but change is here at twenty-three,” Cooper said Saturday as he gestured to Malone. The event has been launched by the Rev., — Mariah Medina (@MMedinanews) May 30, 2020, Nobody better fck with The Alamo! Michael Cooper, the president of the Beaumont, Texas NAACP, and Maddy Malone, the 23-year-old Vidor native who organized the event. Partly cloudy skies. I was a part of the problem. It is not difficult to come to such a conclusion…for the exonerating facts are many…not the least of which is that a multitude of his friends have testified that he was with them. Now I want to be part of the solution.”, Another speaker, a Texas A&M University history major introduced only as “Mitchell,” read a list of historical milestones for American race relations, culminating with the 2003 retirement of segregationist Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.), a onetime Democrat who switched parties over the Civil Rights Act after running for president as a third-party “Dixiecrat.”, “Further research will be able to show you the damage that systemic racism has done to the African American community,” Mitchell told the crowd. A man swore to protect and serve, tarnished the badge and placed all of the good work that men and women who believe in service in jeopardy. Massive massive protest now in San Antonio. However, although this was billed as a "justice for all" demonstration in coordination with local law enforcement, some demonstrators seemed concerned the message of "Black Lives Matter" would get lost amid calls for unity. He also understands why some people who were at the club that night have not yet come forward. UPDATED at 1:46 p.m. with comments from the protest organizer. “Last Saturday, an unbelievable tragedy occurred in Greenville, Texas,” Hood writes on the page. #SanAntonioprotest, Police have made a wall separating the marchers from the counter protesters in front of the Alamo, — Marina Starleaf Riker (@marinastarleaf) May 31, 2020, One found it “interesting that the police are protecting the ARMED protestors….But yes, let’s still deny white privilege.”, I find it interesting that the police are protecting the ARMED protestors….But yes, let’s still deny white privilege.#BlackLivesMatter #SanAntonioprotest, A few more people have arrived. If you’re mad that George Floyd got murdered, well good. Email Jacqueline DeRobertis at The Inquirer was not aware of the Juneteenth event until after it posted the poll question. Joe White, who is also an organizer of the Juneteenth event, said in a phone interview Monday morning that all he wants is a peaceful gathering where all sides of the issue can be heard.

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