FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 21st, 2020
Contact: Elianne Ramos; Chief Communications Officer; [email protected]; 212.739.7513
When Hate Arrived in El Paso
It was Store #5108 to where hate drove 650 miles to eliminate a so-called invasion, using the same words promoted by the man in the White House. Hate knows no bounds. Neither does resilience.
"Nana, ayúdame (grandmother help me)" was the desperate plea uttered by Carlos Adrián Ingram López as he lay naked, face down on the floor of a garage, brutally restrained by the police who would be responsible for his death.
Our country is poised to embark on transformational changes to achieve racial justice in light of the events of the last several weeks. To honor the fortitude and indomitable spirit of our enslaved African-descended ancestors, LatinoJustice PRLDEF offices will be closed this Friday in observance of Juneteenth.