Lone Star Legacies of Murder: Justice for Johnny Hernandez

Lone Star Legacies of Murder: Justice for Johnny Hernandez The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez There is no justice in this land. A video has surfaced of the slaying of a Mexican man in Texas this past week and these killers of Johnny Hernandez still walk free. Johnny was strangled and the life was… Continue reading Lone Star Legacies of Murder: Justice for Johnny Hernandez

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Remembering Javier Valdez

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Remembering Javier Valdez The Southwest Political Report By: Abel Correa, Special Contributor I remember when people blamed narco-corridos for promoting violence, and gangster rap was also blamed for violence,  but with no talk about guns and how they get into countries such as Mexico or how most guns… Continue reading The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Remembering Javier Valdez

Cinco de Mayo and the Battle for Historical Memory

Cinco de Mayo and the Battle for Historical Memory The Southwest Political Report By: The Editors of The Southwest Political Report Outside of Puebla and surrounding areas Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated throughout Mexico. May 5th is widely and perhaps rightly regarded as a holiday primarily celebrated in the U.S. This may at… Continue reading Cinco de Mayo and the Battle for Historical Memory