Cárdenas recalls history that inspired his novel Balo’s War. Guest post: Alfredo Cárdenas
“This is not the first time the use of the pardon was promised to law enforcement officials to shield them from legal liability for violating the due process owed to all.”
“Refusing to Forget is a tonic for all of us… Now more than ever we need the passion, power, and clarity of the best public history… ” Guest post: Brian DeLay
“In 2017, like in 1919, there seems to be a broad gulf between minority communities’ faith in the law and the law’s acknowledgements of their presence in Texas.” Guest post by John McKiernan-González
RTF receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to reflect upon state-sanctioned violence and the legacy of civil rights efforts in Texas.
“In a time where the Texas State board continues to remove inconvenient history from our textbooks, I believe this story is more important than ever. History sanitized is not real history.”
GUEST POST by State Rep Terry Canales
Refusing to Forget is excited to announce that the historical marker “Matanza of 1915” will be unveiled October 14, 2017 at Cameron County.
Finding the Refusing to Forget project “…and pouring over their postings afforded me more than an education, it afforded me the courage to continue to write, to speak about the injustices of the past…”
Nicole Sintetos and Katie Vogel discuss the forthcoming student-centered curriculum, “The Life of Jovita Idar.”
Team member Sonia Hernandez describes forthcoming Texas State Historical Markers that recognize history of anti-Mexican violence in Texas.
by Guest Blogger Miguel Levario
Guest blogger George Diaz on Law Enforcement Legacies of 1910s Violence.