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What A 1994 Mural Controversy Says About Who Speaks For El Paso

During the latter part of July 1994, four teenagers from the El Paso Housing Authority painted over graffiti at the northeast Texas Employment Commission building. In addition to a Mexican boxing icon, the mural included two flags, the American and the Mexican flags. Joe Tarin, the assistant executive director of the El Paso Housing Authority […]