"An alleged white supremacist, filled with hate and armed with a semiautomatic weapon, drove 10 hours across Texas to reach El Paso-Juarez with the intention of killing as many of them as possible — solely because they were of Mexican descent. Twenty-two members of our community lost their lives. Let us all join together to ensure that the American dream doesn't die with them."
Read the entire column from the Dallas Morning Newshere.
Visiting Professor at The University of Texas at El Paso
Director of the Institute of Oral History, Director of the Liberal Arts Honors Program and Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at El Paso
August 8, 2019 in TIME
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