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Sunday Speaker Series: Pharr From Heaven – A Multimedia Exploration on the Pharr Riot of 1971

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In the 1970s, there was a divide among the citizens of Pharr based upon economic and ethnic lines, ranging from school zoning to the election of city officials and the appointments to city administration positions. Several residents, mainly Mexican-Americans, felt the Pharr police officers were not serving their community fairly; others felt their voices were […]

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