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Saturday, Feb. 5 | 1:00-3:30 p.m.: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies @ Ella Austin Community Center

“The Bronze Buckaroo” and “Two Gun Man from Harlem” will show as part of the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum’s “Black History Month and Let’s Rodeo” event. There will be food trucks at the event.

Saturday, Feb. 5 | 2:00 p.m.: Walk On the River: A Black History of San Antonio | Blue Star Slab Cinema

A documentary featuring the history and contributions African Americans have made to the fabric of San Antonio from emancipation to the present time.

Thursday, Feb. 10 | Noon to 1 p.m.: The Role of Code-Switching in DEIB | Virtual

Dr. Dana E. Crawford explores the psychological toll of code-switching, the price of not code-switching and more in this free virtual event. Register here.

Saturday, Feb. 12 | 3:00-4:00 p.m.: My Life as a Reader and Writer: A Visit with Author Varian Johnson | Virtual

Children’s and young adult author Varian Jones will share about his life and work in this San Antonio Public Library event.

Saturday, Feb. 12 | 12:00 p.m.: Texas Film Shorts Part 1 | Blue Star Slab Cinema

Free short film screenings by Texas filmmakers.

Sunday, Feb. 13 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.: Black History River Tour @ La Villita

SAAACAM will host a 100-minute guided tour about the history of African American people in San Antonio. Tickets are on sale on the organization’s website.

Tuesday, Feb. 15 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.: Towards a Certain Future: Preserving African American Cultural Memory | Virtual

This SAPL event explores the transformation of historic spaces due to gentrification and what’s being done to preserve African American cultural memory and heritage in this time of change.

Tuesday, Feb. 15 | 6:00 p.m.: Living in My Skin @ The Carver 

“Living in My Skin” is a film about what it means to be a Black man in San Antonio. The in-person screening will be followed by a discussion with a panel of local men. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP here.

Sunday, Feb. 20 | 3:30 p.m.: The Untold Truths From Her Womb @ The Little Carver Civic Center

Presented by The Liberation Center, this dinner theater will highlight a feminine perspective of world history and the resistance, revolution and liberation that shaped the world.

Wednesday, Feb. 23 | 7:00 p.m.: Texas Film Shorts Part 2 | Blue Star Slab Cinema

Free short film screenings by Texas filmmakers.