Posts tagged texas
Death of trans asylum seeker, Johana Medina Leon, while in ICE custody once again shows human cost of broken immigration system

Attempting to escape the threat of violence in her home country, she set off for the United States. That decision, and the series of events that followed, ultimately cost her her life.

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How the groundbreaking fellowship, Movement Mujeres, is helping women of color flourish in Texas

“There hasn’t been a program for women of color in Texas that is specifically meant to support them and their growth in whatever trajectory they’re following… I think this is revolutionary and a long-time coming. “

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Emma Tenayuca: The Labor Rights Activist You Haven’t Heard Of Who Changed Society

Learn about the tenacious labor leader and educator egregiously missing from history books.

By Christine Bolaños

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This Latina Couldn’t Find an Empowering Space for WOC, So She Created One

Denise Hernandez launched Chingona Fest TX to unite fellow women of color through music, art, food, culture, and comradery.

By Christine Bolaños

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Julissa Arce’s New Memoir Details the Sacrifices Her Family Made for the American Dream In 'Someone Like Me'

Julissa Arce’s new memoir reflects on the experience she had as an immigrant child and the sacrifices her family made in order for them to have a better life.

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