By Miguel Juárez It’s time to “Break up with Covid-19” is a message that that is driving an organic, locally hatched campaign to stop the chain of COVID-19 in our community. The […]
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: email@example.com or follow him on Twitter @migueljuarez
By Dr. Miguel Juarez Before El Paso’s highways were built, public transportation was vital to the neighborhoods along Alameda in El Paso, Texas. The Interurban Streetcar to Ysleta was a method of […]
Opinion Editorial: The City of El Paso, the El Paso Public Library’s Main Library Downtown, and the Dilemma of Inadequate Parking in the Downtown Arts District where the Main Library is Located
By Mark Pumphrey, Updated 11/28/2020 The El Paso Public Library’s Main Library in Downtown El Paso needs to be treated as a part of downtown development, but unfortunately it is not. In […]
NEWS RELEASE, RESTORATION OF SACRED HEART CHURCH IN THE SEGUNDO BARRIO PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 11:00AM
El Paso, Texas, November 17, 2020: We are pleased to announce our project to restore Sacred Heart Church in the Segundo Barrio, along with the adjoining ex-Sacred Heart School building and the […]
By Mark Pumphrey, November 7, 2020 For most of my childhood years, I was a complete television child. I would come home from school, flip on the television, and watch one show […]
An Invisible Man in American Society | Interview with Artist and Filmmaker Willie Varela with Robb Chávez
By Miguel Juarez Similar to Willie Varela’s style of experimentation in film, like his e-mail article “Remembering Stan Brakhage: An E-mail Conversation between Steve Anker and Willie Varela,” that he co-authored with […]
50th Anniversary of the filing of the landmark school segregation case Alvarado et. al vs. El Paso Independent School District
Press Release Link: Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrc-yurzosEtFw-rOod13_fDgSIHDstZvM For Immediate Release, Date: October 24, 2020 Contact: Raymundo Eli Rojas, firstname.lastname@example.org The El Paso Chicano(a) History and Preservation Project will mark the 50th Anniversary of the […]
By Miguel Juárez On April 1, 2016 in Chucopedia, a Facebook page, someone posted an announcement of the reopening of San Jacinto Plaza in El Paso, Texas. Social media abounded whether it […]
Little Birds is a series of vignettes and reflections on border crossings and emancipation.Written by María Elena Gaitán Musician, storyteller, performance artist, translator and mother, East L.A. born María Elena Gaitán is a […]