This story first appeared in Al Día. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.
A new project by the University of Texas at Austin’s Voces Oral History Center documents a wide array of Latinx people living through the pandemic. The effort profiled almost 100 people, and their aim was to “illustrate the ways in which the Latinx community has been affected by COVID-19.”
This story first appeared on ProjectPulso.org. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.
From 6th grade, Richard Brito knew who he wanted to be. He remembers being asked at his Brownsville, Texas, Catholic prep school, St. Joseph’s Academy, what he wanted to do when he grew up. He wrote down “Army captain.”