We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

A group of demonstrators gathered outside the Hays County Historic Courthouse Sept. 5 to march to Texas State’s University Police Department and protest racism affecting the Black community. The protest was led and organized by Diereck Montes, a business management junior and member of Hip H…

  • Updated
  • 0

Angela Davis once said, “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I can no longer accept.” Decades later, San Marcos protest organizers have brought this quote to fruition in their own lives, going out into the streets of the community to advocate for Bla…

  • Updated
  • 0

Advocacy organizations Mano Amiga, Mothers 4 Black Lives and Where We Thrive organized a caravan that traveled through San Marcos, Kyle and Lockhart to shed light on local historical Ku Klux Klan activity and unify these communities in the fight for racial equality and justice. Participants …

  • Updated
  • 0

San Marcos native Desyre Collier gathered locals in celebration, commemoration, remembrance and reflection outside of the Hays County Courthouse June 20 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Collier is a politics and human rights student at Marymount Manhattan College in New York Ci…

  • 0

The first major San Marcos protest for Black Lives Matter took place May 29, four days after the death of George Floyd, outside of the Hays County Historic Courthouse. Weeks after, demonstrators continue to show up to the city’s downtown area to protest, even with concerns over the spread of…

  • Updated
  • 0

A group of less than 20 San Marcans gathered at the Hays County Historic Courthouse June 12 to speak out against social injustice and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The rally was hosted by Black Lives Matter San Marcos and organized by Erika Klodnicki who started the rally by…

  • Updated
  • 0

Three rallies in San Marcos from June 4-6 brought hundreds of community members out to protest amid national outcry for black lives, systemic equality and against police brutality. Demonstrators gathered in the lawn of San Marcos City Hall June 4, kneeling and sitting silently for an hour in…