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A new exhibit about U.S. Latinos, Latinas in World War II to open in Palacios

Sept. 19, 2021

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

PALACIOS, Texas – On September 28, a new exhibit called “Images of Valor: U.S. Latinos and Latinas in World War II” is coming to Palacios, City by the Sea Museum.

Black and white photo, featuring Aida Barrera

The Voces Oral History Center: A Mission to Preserve Hispanic Heritage

Sept. 1, 2021

This story first appeared in Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.

Abel Ramirez portrait, black and white, on an american flag background

A Zapata Man’s Legacy Lives On, 70 Years After His Death In The Air Force

May 27, 2021

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

His 1951 high school yearbook describes Abel René Ramirez as “kind … hard-studying … friendly attitude.” He stares back at the camera with a shy smile.

Voces of a Pandemic

Fronteras: Latinos Share Life Stories During COVID-19 Pandemic In New Oral History Project

Oct. 10, 2020

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

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Longhorns Por Vida

Sept. 15, 2020

This story first appeared on TexasSports.com. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.