Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, a long-time professor of Spanish, English, and Creative Writing at the University of Texas at Austin, passed away on April 19 in…
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Texas artist Fidencio Duran has been climbing tall scaffolds since he won a commission to complete a mural in Brownsville, Texas thirty-seven years ago…
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Becoming Mexican American By Ricardo Romo, Ph.D The United States seemed far away to the families living in the farming communities of Union, Sabinas…
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When Joe Lopez was growing up, the most popular Spanish language movie theaters located on the western edge of downtown, just west of the San Pedro…
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The tragic shooting of 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas this week leaves us all heartbroken. No words can ease the pain and suffering of…
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A New York Times front page article on Sunday [Feb. 7, 2021] titled “As Jobs Dry Up, Renters Pack in and Fall Behind” got my attention. When talking…
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Time can be the friend or the enemy of grief. We often hear that time will heal and that all things will pass. I wondered if that is true as I walked…
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Mexico and the U.S. borderlands have produced many artists; however, the number of photographers who have covered both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border…
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*A Memorial Day tribute In 1948 Latino military veterans in Texas exposed an ugly incident of racial discrimnation with the case of Private First Class…
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Jose Esquivel, one of the long-time Chicano artists in San Antonio and a co-founder of Con Safo, paints daily, an artistic activity he has committed…
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A Smithsonian Museum gallery dedicated to the Latino experience opened on June 18, 2022, at the Washington, D.C. Smithsonian National Museum of American…
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Carmen Tafolla’s contributions to American literature are multifaceted and profound. Her readers already knew this when Alex Haley called her a…
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