“Forgotten: Women of Juarez” Podcast Launches On iHeartRadio on June 1, 2020

“Forgotten: Women of Juarez,” recounts the murders of women on the U.S./Mexican border.  The new podcast will premiere on June 1st.   There have been numerous books, films and news and magazine articles on the topic since the 1990s.  Murders of women continue to this day. The news release for the series states: This series… Read More “Forgotten: Women of Juarez” Podcast Launches On iHeartRadio on June 1, 2020

Health Disparities and the Coronavirus and Why This Matters for El Pasoans

by Carina Cione, Deziree Jackson, Abby Ferdinando, Jhamiel Prince, Sarah McCarthy, Ernesto Castañeda, and Emma Vetter The coronavirus pandemic has been racialized since its emergence in the United States with some leading political figures, including the President, referring to it as the “Chinese virus.” The conversation thus far has primarily focused on African Americans, and… Read More Health Disparities and the Coronavirus and Why This Matters for El Pasoans

Card Tricks: How El Paso’s 2012 “Quality of Life” Bond Election Got Riddled With Flimflam

Writer and author Debbie Nathan has published an incredible piece of history on how former City Manager Joyce Wilson engineered the creation of the arena in the Quality of Life Bond Projects. Nathan first posted her article on Chucopedia and after wide interest she posted it on her Medium account. This important piece of history… Read More Card Tricks: How El Paso’s 2012 “Quality of Life” Bond Election Got Riddled With Flimflam

Latino Job Loss in the Last Few Months of the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Rogelio Sáenz, Professor, Department of Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio Below you will find the link to my latest monthly blog which I write for the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB).  The analysis examines employment loss among Latinos throughout the country. The analysis shows that the pandemic has really… Read More Latino Job Loss in the Last Few Months of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Memorial Day El Paso

The orgins of Memorial Day orginally began as Decoration Day on May 30th 1868 in remembrance of Civil War Soldiers. Over the years it became a National Holiday to remember our service men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice, their lives. In El Paso, much like other parts of the country there will… Read More Memorial Day El Paso