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Uvalde Residents Soul-Searching for Answers After the Massacre

June 28, 2022

This story first appeared in VICE News. An excerpt can be viewed below. To watch the full story click here.

Before the massacre at Robb Elementary, Uvalde was at the center of Mexican Americans' struggle for civil rights, leading one of Texas’ longest school walkouts. Now, this tight-knit community is grappling with how guns played a role in this tragedy.

(This story first appeared in VICE News.)

Uvalde Resiste

June 10, 2022

This story first appeared in Latino USA. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

On Tuesday May 24, 2022, an 18-year-old man entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and shot and murdered 19 children, as well as two teachers. The Uvalde community is over 80% Latino and has a population of nearly 25,000 people. The ripple effects of this mass shooting have been felt across this small Mexican-American community, and across the country.

Women of color recognized for paving the way in business, technology and art in Austin

June 8, 2022

This story first appeared in the Austin Business Journal. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

History Colorado – Lost Highways Podcast

June 7, 2022

This story first appeared in the Lost Highways podcast. A synopsis can be viewed below. To listen to the full story click here.

History Colorado's Lost Highways podcast episode, is titled “Busted: The Case of the Denver Police Department." 

Educator, decorated veteran and Austin high school namesake Gonzalo Garza has died at age 95

May 31, 2022

This story first appeared in the Austin American-Statesman. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

Gonzalo Garza — educator, student advocate, decorated war veteran and namesake for Garza Independence High School in East Austin — died May 17 at age 95.

How a school walkout in Uvalde helped spark the 1970s Chicano rights movement

May 31, 2022

This story first appeared on Texas Standard. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

Mexican American students in the South Texas town walked out in protest of unequal treatment by the white-run school system.

The Mexican American Civil Rights Links in Uvalde

May 26, 2022

This story first appeared in Axios. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

Uvalde, Texas, may have been unknown to most Americans before Tuesday's mass shooting, but this town has deep roots in the Mexican American struggle for civil rights.

The first American POW to escape North Vietnamese captivity was a Texan. How he remembered the experience.

Nov. 11, 2021

This story first appeared on Texas Standard. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

Isaac “Ike” Camacho remembered hearing bullets flying. On the night of November 22, 1963, North Vietnamese forces attacked Camacho’s camp. The Americans were unprepared.

New Pandemic Oral Histories Available on the ROHA Website

Sept. 29, 2021

This story first appeared in History Alive. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.