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
“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
By Cynthia Renteria *Spanish version follows the English text. On August 3, 2019, our border community experienced a violent attack. An armed white supremacist drove from the suburbs of Dallas, Texas to El Paso, Texas and opened fire inside a Walmart, killing twenty-three people and wounding many others.We recognize that this attack is a part… Read More Frontera Firme: One year after the Walmart Shooting
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 El Paso History Alliance We regret to report that the County Commissioners Court, on a 3-2 vote, has moved to omit about half of Segundo Barrio from the planned Segundo Barrio Historic District. This happened under agenda item 19, with Judge Samaniego and Commissioner Stout voting to create a Segundo Barrio Historic District that… Read More COUNTY BOTCHES SEGUNDO BARRIO HISTORIC DISTRICT