By Miguel Juárez 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, […]
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 Miguel Juarez, Editor Noticias Fronteradice reported that El Pasoan and Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas has been detained in Matamoros and has been taken to Victoria, Tamaulipas, the state capital to […]
Aside from re-posting important articles in the current environment, El Paso News is celebrating Pride Month. Martin Paredes is no longer contributing articles in this El Paso News site. As the Editor, […]
A friend told me that no politicians have said anything good about the protest at Memorial Park. Afterwards, congresswoman Escobar told people to “Did you protest? Please get tested.” Did she that […]
I have teamed up with my colleague Diana Martinez to invite articles in celebration of El Paso Pride Month. This year Pride takes an even more important reason amid the new Civil […]
By Dr. Miguel Juárez Both Governor Greg Abbott and Filmmaker Charlie Minn seem to think that we will all be going back to our previous lives by October 2020. In Minn’s case, […]
By Miguel Juárez contesting emotions the haze of uncertainty dogs run free against blue sky measured steps, chosen words she cried unknown tears said because it wasn’t love but some intense passion […]
The following article written several years ago, offers a vignette of one of the most important art collectors of our time in El Paso, Texas. El Pasoans will now have to visit […]
A Memory/In Memory: At the Sixth Biennial Urban History Association Conference at Columbia University Before Hurricane Sandy Hit the City
By Miguel Juárez In October 2012, I attended the Sixth Biennial Urban History Association Conference at Columbia University in New York City. I was scheduled to return on a Sunday, October 28th […]
By Miguel Juárez The late Felipe Adame painted his first murals in El Paso in the early 1980s. Felipe was born on August 23, 1942. He considered his murals “as a means […]