White Supremacist Terrorism and the History of Anti-Latino Racism in Texas

By Bettina Ramon, Communications Manager, People For the American Way

Photo: Russell Lee Photograph Collection / The University Of Texas At Austin

Before he opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas on August 3 and killed 22 people in a hate-fueled massacre, the gunman posted a screed online that reportedly stated his motive: “This is an attack in response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas.”