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[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to David Honig - October 20, 1975]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media, to David Honig, research analyst at the National Black Media Coalition. He is writing to ask for advice concerning an ongoing conflict with KAPE radio, a San Antonio radio station that was heavily criticized by the BCMM for its treatment of the African-American community.
Date: October 20, 1975
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Regional Vice Chairman of the United Negro College Fund to Edwina Murphy - October 20, 1975]

Description: Letter from the Regional Vice Chairman of the United Negro College Fund to Edwina Murphy, referred to in the letter as Mrs. John Murphy. The San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. contributed $750 to the fund last year, but they would like the chapter to contribute $1,125 this year to help them reach their fund raising goal.
Date: October 20, 1975
Creator: United Negro College Fund
Item Type: Text

Links National Newsletter, Volume 1, Number 1, October 1975

Description: The Links National Newsletter is a publication of the national office of The Links, Inc., issued by the organization's president. It contains letters from the president as well as information about the national assembly, regional conferences, financial statements, the organizational charter and bylaws, officers and elections, service programs, chapter reports, and other activities of The Links, Inc.
Date: October 1975
Creator: Links, Inc.

[Status Report: Arts Committee - September 1975]

Description: Report for the Arts Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for September 21, 1975. The committee discussed the possibility of applying for grants, purchasing artwork for display, and sponsoring a prize for local student artists.
Date: September 21, 1975
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to Unknown Publication - May 29, 1975]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM), to an unidentified publication. It is written in response to a letter that was sent by "C.O." in which he proposed that mixed marriages be stopped. Mr. Salas hopes that such blatant racism will one day be eradicated.
Date: May 29, 1975
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to Emerson Marcee - March 12, 1975]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM), to Emerson Marcee, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He requests the opportunity to make a presentation to the NAACP, so that the BCMM may receive support for their ongoing dispute with KAPE radio, which they have consistently criticized for discrediting the African-American community.
Date: March 12, 1975
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas - March 11, 1975]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM), to the president of an unidentified organization. He is writing to invite the president to speak at an event taking place at Pittman-Sullivan Park during Easter Sunday, where, along with other members of the BCMM, he plans on rallying support for various local issues. Among them is a dispute with KAPE radio, which has been criticized for lacking programming that adequately represents the black community.
Date: March 11, 1975
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Item Type: Letter

[BCMM Petition Against KAPE Radio]

Description: Petition put out by the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM) asking for signatures in their fight against KAPE radio. The San Antonio broadcasters have been criticized by the BCMM for adversely representing the needs of the black community.
Date: March 1975
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to Members of the TMCLC - January 28, 1975]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media, to members of the Texas Ministers and Citizens Leadership Council. He sends them a packet of information regarding a dispute between his organization - the BCMM - and KAPE radio. In the rest of the letter he writes about the struggle to correct the instruments of oppression endured by the black community.
Date: January 28, 1975
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Item Type: Letter

[Easter Sunday Invitation from Black Coalition on Mass Media]

Description: Invitation sent out by the Black Coalition on Mass Media for an Easter Sunday event to be held at Pittman Sullivan Park. The invitation was sent out to church groups which may have been interested in participating and setting up concession booths after a nominal fee was paid. Contact Information for the Coalition is given at the bottom.
Date: 1975
Item Type: Text

[Mario Marcel Salas and Two Men at Table]

Description: Photograph of three men sitting at a table, a short distance away from an American flag and a map that's been pinned to a wall. The men sport short afros and wear formal attire. The man in the middle with sunglasses has been identified as Mario Marcel Salas, future San Antonio politician, professor, and civil rights leader.
Date: 1975
Item Type: Photograph