By Maria R Perez, MSSW I recently tuned in to the PBS program Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (S7E6 Country Roots). In this episode Dr. Gates had researched the ancestral histories of singers, Rosanne Cash and Clint Black. I enjoy this program for the authenticity it portrays. I’ve enjoyed other productions by… Read More PEOPLE OF COLOR – MATICES DE MI RAZA
The 23rd Day 0f the 3rd month, in the second year of the C-19 era. Dateline El Paso Texas … Home of the Amigo Man! H. W. “Bill” Sparks The world was already awake and a half-step ahead of me when I awoke this morning. The air outside was crisp and the skies were clear… Read More Dateline El Paso Texas … Home of the Amigo Man!
By Eva Ross 1889 Nelly Bly visits El Paso and Mexico writes pamphlet Six Months in Mexico. 1892 Sisters of St.Vicent de Paul purchase land for Hotel Dieu Hospital in El Paso, TX. 1894 Mary I. Stanton establishes first children’s library in the U.S in El Paso, TX. 1909 YWCA opened in… Read More El Paso Women’s History Timeline, One Version, March 1, 2021