By Heide Sobrig In the early days of August 2019, I was prepping for my next trip to El Paso. It was coming up quickly, in only two weeks. My experience of El Paso is as a friendly, progressive town—everyone I have met on my visits have been supportive and willing to talk to me… Read More Holding Grief in 2020: El Paso
By Miguel Juárez, PhD In August 2019, Adan Griego, our colleague at the Stanford University Library, who is originally from El Paso, sent some of us an e-mail suggesting we archive news materials from the August 3, 2019 Walmart Shooting. Unfortunately, the “El Paso Mass Shooting Archive,” joins other mass shootings which have occurred which… Read More Updated: The El Paso Mass Shooting Archive in Archive-It
Reflection and Interviews by M. Miranda Maloney M. Miranda Maloney, east Texas I was far from home, 12 hours away in east Texas, when I first heard the news of the mass shooting in El Paso. At first, I thought surely I was confusing it for another El Paso; perhaps, El Paso County, Colorado? But… Read More Four Native El Pasoans Speak Out After the Mass Shooting
Que paso en El PasoDonde todo es tranquilo ynunca pasa nada??No hay OdioSolo AlegriaSomos Creativos y TalentososY nos gusta trabajarSonrientes trabajamosPaso, que llego uno de Afueraun Tirador querompe la PazDe Pazo…Se llevo veintidos VidasHiriendo Corazones de MilesQue esta pasandoen El MundoEn Agosto 3, 2019 pasoRacismo por El Paso… ©2019 Isela Acihuatl Isela Laca What Happened… Read More Que Paso en El Paso?
By Dr. Sylvia Peregrino My wife and I were watching television on the morning of August 3rd. We were going to take her mom and my aunt to watch a Spanish movie downtown at the annual Plaza Classic Film Festival. It was a black and white Mexican movie about el Santo, a famous Mexican wrestler. … Read More Reflections on August 3rd: Blue Demon Comes to El Paso
“I think we wont ever forget what happened that day.” Alicia Villa turned seventy-five this January. She was at Walmart that day having her car serviced. Not only did she survive the shooting, but she helped another person exit the building.
“Cielo Vista Means Sky View,” is a song from the album released by GLOSSOLALIA & THE MIDNIGHT SAINTS. Members of the group include: Adri Love-vocalsCarlos Espinoza-bassRick Quintanar-drumsAdrian Esparza-guitarand David Dorado Romo- sax, spoken word
Updated, July 27, 2020. As we are approaching the one-year anniversary of the August 3rd shootings, a critically-acclaimed three-decades-old, Bay Area group called Los Niteliters has recorded an original country western single titled “El Paso Strong.” The song will be will be officially released on all digital download platforms on July 31st. Jesús “Chuy” Covarrubias,… Read More “El Paso Strong” new original country single by Los Niteliters
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, he seems to think that we will be able to attend his week-long October 9th film screening on the Walmart shooting at Premiere… Read More A Compelling Dialogue on Charlie Minn’s New Film on the Walmart August 3rd Massacre: “915”