The U.S.-Mexico border recently dominated news headlines, from reports on overcrowded detention facilities to the “Stay in Mexico” policy. Two journalists say the region is more complex and culturally rich than what is portrayed in mainstream media
Then, young people living in San Antonio public housing get an education in art and culture in a printmaking summer workforce session.
'I Would Have Never Have Done It, Had I Not Been Raised On The Border'
Corchado and Kocherga discussed their work as journalists, immigration policy and the roots of the mass migration from Central America, with Marfa Public Radio’s Carlos Morales on the weekly program, “West Texas Talk.”
For an extended version of Carlos Morales’ conversation with Corchado and Kocherga, visit marfapublicradio.org.
Students from underprivileged backgrounds don’t often get to spread their artistic wings in the classroom. There’s a studio in San Antonio’s West Side that’s actually paying young people “to make art all day.”