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Rohan Naik


Rohan Naik is a freelance writer from Houston.

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Anti-Latino hate is not new

Until now, perhaps the best-known incident of anti-Mexican violence was the Porvenir Massacre. On a January night in 1918, Texas Rangers shot and killed 15 Mexican men and boys in the Texas town of Porvenir, claiming without any proof that they had engaged in theft. More than a century later in El Paso, a man used the same racist tropes to massacre more than 20 innocent people.