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Monica Muñoz Martinez

Monica Muñoz Martinez is an assistant professor of American studies at Brown University, where she teaches courses in Latinx studies, immigration, histories of violence, histories of policing, and public memory in US history. She was selected for a prestigious Carnegie Fellowship in 2017. Martinez is the primary investigator for Mapping Violence, a digital project that documents histories of racial violence in Texas. She is a founding member of the nonprofit organization Refusing to Forget, which calls for a public reckoning with racial violence in Texas. Martinez is the author of The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas, which chronicles the shocking history of vigilantes and law enforcement officials in Texas who killed Mexican residents with impunity in the the first decade of the twentieth century.

The History Behind the Border Crisis

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Saturday, October 13