By Miguel Juarez, Editor, El Paso News A post recently went out on Instagram stating: “Warning!! Graphic content” and it had an image of a badly bruised man in his hospital bed […]
Miguel Juárez is a multi-disciplinary scholar, artist and Paseño (El Pasoan) and the Editor-in-Chief of El Paso News. He has an MLS from SUNY Buffalo and a BA, MA and PhD from UTEP, as well as graduate Arts Administration and Museum Studies coursework from CSU Dominguez Hills and CSU Long Beach.
He was an academic librarian and archivist from 1999 to 2013. He has published two books: _Where Are All the Librarians of Color: The Experiences of People of Color in Academia_, co-edited with Rebecca Hankins (2016, Library Juice Press) and _Colors on Desert Walls: The Murals of El Paso_, with photographs by Cynthia Weber Farah (1997, Texas Western Press).
His new book on the creation of El Paso's freeway system and the displacement of citizens is currently under review for publication. His reviews, articles and opinion editorials have appeared in numerous publications, books, blogs and in the El Paso Times, El Paso Herald Post, Fusion Magazine, Latino Rebels, Medium and PlayBuzz.
He was on the editorial board of Latinx Talk, an online, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, and moderated forum and on the editorial board of the Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) of the American Library Association. You can contact Miguel at: firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter @migueljuarez
By Miguel Juárez For years, we were told that impending changes for Interstate 10 were merely concepts. With the availability of funding, officials are closer to having these concepts become realities. Agenda […]
“In Remembrance / En Recuerdo” – 70-foot fabric mural for the families of the 23 people who died August 3rd, 2019 installed on the eve of the second anniversary of the Walmart Shooting in El Paso, Texas
On August 2, 2021, in El Paso, a fabric wall titled “In Remembrance / En Recuerdo,” was installed a day before the two-year anniversary of the August 3rd, 2019 Walmart shooting was […]
Do We Need a “Senior Lives Matter Movement” for the Full Reopening of El Paso’s Senior Citizen Centers?
By Miguel Juarez At the El Paso City Council meeting on June 22, 2021 Mayor Oscar Leeser asked city staff to come up with a plan on the reopening of the senior […]
El Paso Senior Citizens ask for Reopening of Their Senior Centers at City Council Meeting, Mayor Oscar Leeser asks Staff for a Game Plan
By Miguel Juárez At the El Paso City Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, twelve people signed up to speak for the Call to the Public and nine of those speakers […]
By Miguel Juárez José Montoya is one of the most prolific artists in El Paso. Last year, El Paso News featured him and his work in our our coverage during Pride month. […]
by Miguel Juarez In June 2020 El Paso News celebrated Pride month by focusing on local LGBTQ artists. We published ten articles devoted to Pride last year. This year, we will continue […]
Meet the author of “Duarte, the Corrupter: Testimonials of a Business Leader in Mexico” local businessman Carlos Chavira
With David Marcus, CPA and Jim Darnell, Criminal Attorney The intriguing new book exposes the corrupt (former) Governor of the State of Chihuahua, Mexico that involves the Mexican Federal government, the Mexican […]
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Arts: Will Creatives Receive the “Once-in-a-lifetime-funding?”
By Miguel Juárez, PhD On March 11, 2021, the third major pandemic aid law titled the “American Rescue Plan,” was signed into law by President Joe Biden. This pandemic aid law aims […]
Art Collector and Former UTEP Librarian Juan Sandoval II Passes Away (January 7, 1946 – January 3, 2021)
By Miguel Juarez (Updated January 5, 2021, 11:44 a.m.) Juan Sandoval II passed away in his home this morning at 5:00 a.m. Sandoval was born in Monte Vista, Colorado on January 7, […]