“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
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 the moderators that if she was under the impression the page was run by Latinx, that she was given wrong information. A lively… Read More Opinion Editorial: Who Speaks for Latinx, Chicanx on Social Media?
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 Angeles Photographer Oscar Castillo, at the El Paso County Coliseum on September 4th. The photograph features three of the leaders of the party… Read More La Raza Unida Party Convention in El Paso, Texas, 1972
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 of Texas at El Paso. He said he was motivated to go into teaching is a second profession. He received his Bachelor of… Read More Dov E. Kupfer, Documenting the Gay Community in El Paso, Texas
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 in the intervening 24 years and that is as it should be. Zaza Montenegro took the name from Sasha Montenegro, the famous Mexican… Read More 1996 Interview with ZaZa Montenegro – Sas Mija!
Read about and sign the petition at: https://www.change.org/p/county-commissioners-carlos-leon-vincent-perez-and-carl-robinson-recall-the-vote-to-divide-segundo-barrio?utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=custom_url&recruited_by_id=db590c80-b006-11ea-8f53-b1fa8e693d2b Background on the petition: https://elpasonews.org/2020/06/16/county-botches-segundo-barrio-historic-district/
By David Dorado Romo The lynching of Antonio Rodríguez by a Texas mob set it all off. At least from the point of view of the El Paso newspapers in the winter of 1910, this was the event that sparked the Mexican Revolution. It started off as just another lynching. On November 3, 1910, a… Read More The Lynching that Sparked a Revolution
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, I am shaping El Paso News to feature articles on local issues and highlight voices which are often not featured in other publications.… Read More This Month in El Paso News
Another amendment: The more I read articles and see photographs from the continued demonstrations of protest of the asphyxiation and other killings, I feel compelled to amend my hopeful writing below. Sadly, the effort to completely dominate our community and discouragement, if not suppression, of our rights to assemble and seek redress includes all the… Read More Another AMENDMENT to the UPDATE of The revolution came to my front door
By Cheryl Howard, Ph.D. There is a city that doesn’t love itself. To be clear, there are many ardent residents who do love the city, and many who are homesick from afar. It is a city full of potential, but many talented people have left it because they see no opportunity for themselves here, or… Read More THERE IS A CITY