Descendants Press Ahead with Commemoration Despite Marker Delay
August 28, 2018 – For Immediate Release Descendants of the victims of a Texas massacre announced their intention toRead more.
Texas Historical Commission Halts Long-Planned Memorial to Massacre
August 24, 2018 – For Immediate Release Descendants of the victims of a Texas massacre and scholars across theRead more.
Porvenir Marker Delayed
As many of you who have followed Refusing to Forget know, our colleague Monica Muñoz Martínez started applying for aRead more.
Border Raids Prompted Suspension of Civil Liberties
Cárdenas recalls history that inspired his novel Balo's War. Guest post: Alfredo CárdenasRead more.
Trump’s Pardon of Arpaio repeats a Tragic History
"This is not the first time the use of the pardon was promised to law enforcement officials to shield themRead more.
A Past for Our Future: Why I Donate to RTF
"Refusing to Forget is a tonic for all of us... Now more than ever we need the passion, power, andRead more.
Dr. Cleo’s Book of Wonders
"In 2017, like in 1919, there seems to be a broad gulf between minority communities' faith in the law andRead more.
Reflecting Upon and Living ‘The Past’
RTF receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to reflect upon state-sanctioned violence and the legacy of civil rights effortsRead more.
Texas State Rep. Terry Canales Refuses to Forget
"In a time where the Texas State board continues to remove inconvenient history from our textbooks, I believe this storyRead more.
Refusing to Forget is excited to announce that the historical marker "Matanza of 1915" will be unveiled October 14, 2017Read more.