Sunday, June 23, 2024

Uvalde Shooting Victims Remembered on Día de Los Muertos

The mother of Maite Rodriguez, a ten-year-old victim of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas, tweeted on Halloween, “We should be choosing her Halloween costume together but instead I’m making her an ofrenda.” Maite was one of the 19 children killed in the shooting, and as part of Día de Los Muertos traditions, […]

In Uvalde, the Latinx Community is Bonded Over Shared Grief

Last week, Uvalde, a predominantly Hispanic city in Texas, felt a profound sense of mourning after a shooting at their local Elementary School. The cover of the local newspaper, Uvalde Leader-News, highlighted the shooting at Robb Elementary that killed 19 children and two teachers. The cover was completely blacked out, with the only written words […]