By Miguel Juárez On April 16th, after I checked the IRS website for the umpteenth time and got the same message “Payment Status Not Available,” I decided to create a Facebook group […]
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
Reprinted. First published in Mujeres Talk, (2014), and in the Women in Library history blog (2019). By Miguel Juárez These days we take e-mail and electronic lists for granted, but imagine a […]
By Miguel Juárez On Monday, April 13 at 9:05am, there was a Special City Council Meeting with six agenda items. Item 6 on the Agenda reads as follows: “Discussion on renovating the Abraham […]
By Miguel Juárez Our lives have been disrupted beyond belief! We’re tired of watching NetFlix, Showtime, YouTube, etc! Facebook is no better. How are you holding up during this odd, crazy time? […]
Remembering the late Jaime O. Perez. By Miguel Juárez Jaime was an Author/Writer Jaime was the author of Traditional Ceremonial Pathways: A Pilgrim’s Journey (2003, Sun Circle Press) and was the translator […]
“La Grande: she was always putting things in my mind, being graceful, moving in and out of things and at the same time, being forward and honest about who you were,” by Alfred J. Quiroz
“She had a thing about ants. You didn’t mess with the black ants. “Deja esas hormigas, limpian el mundo, no estes fregando con ellas” (leave the black ants alone, don’t bother them, […]
By Miguel Juárez Josué Esquivel, a reporter for Telemundo 48 Noticias 60 in San Antonio, Texas, conducted a Facebook Live session on Wednesday, April 7th where he interviewed a nurse in Cd. […]
By Miguel Juárez In the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Mexican government, health and health authorities at the local level have not only engaged in hiding information from workers, but since many […]
By Dr. Miguel Juárez On March 1st I ran into former El Paso Times Editor Bob Moore at a Press Conference at L&J’s Cafe in Central El Paso. I have known Bob […]
By Miguel Juárez Mexican labor lawyer Susana Prieto Terrazas took to social media last week to inform maquiladora workers in Cd. Juárez to stay home and not take the bonuses that many […]