Frontera Firme: One year after the Walmart Shooting

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

“El Paso Strong” new original country single by Los Niteliters

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

The El Paso Mass Shooting Archive, August 3, 2019

By Miguel Juárez In August 2019, Adan Griego, our colleague from 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 are… Read More The El Paso Mass Shooting Archive, August 3, 2019