By Miguel Juárez Editor’s Note: Individuals interviewed here have asked to remain anonymous. El Paso News is honoring their requests. This article has been updated. The lives of the residents of 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter @migueljuarez
Recently, on a Facebook group called ChucoPedia, member of the group, asked a pertinent question. She asked whether there were any Latinx Moderators on the site? She was informed by one of […]
An earlier version of this article was previously published in RUTAS, Forum for the Arts and Humanities, Spring 1994 / Numero 2. By Miguel Juárez It was Saturday afternoon. ZaZa and I […]
By Miguel Juarez, Editor, El Paso News How are you handling getting your degree right now? If you are creating art in response to the pandemic, please send us a scan or […]
By Miguel Juárez Introduction One of the most highly recognized images of 1972 La Raza Unida Party Convention in El Paso in 1972 is a black and white photograph taken by Los […]
Dov E. Kupfer, AIFD, CFD, was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He was an inquisitive and artistic child. He attended Mesita Elementary School, El Paso High School, and the University […]
Randell David Fleet says he grew up knowing he was special. He said he was a gay kid in a world where people wanted him dead. He said he tried to kill […]
One of fronterizo artist José Montoya’s powerful images is a color photograph titled “Resistance Dance.” It depicts a dancer wearing black laced high-heel shoes, and a black skirt with black fringe. The […]
A message from Zaza in 2020: Oscar Wilde said, ‘the one charm of the past is that it is in the past.” Things have certainly changed and improved for the LGBTQ family […]
It is the early 1990s at the Old Plantation Miss Cherry “Miss OP 1978,” a local performer is readying herself for her show. The dressing room is frenetic energy, but Miss Cherry […]