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Liz Alarcón: It’s August 1951, in a little town called Edna, Texas, and a crime is about to take place. Maribel Quezada Smith: A young Mexican American farmhand named Pete Hernandez walks into Chinco Sanchez’s Tavern with a rifle. He points it at a man named Joe Espinoza,…

Source: IMBD In 1969, thirty-year-old Reyna Marroquín marked three years living in the United States. An immigrant from El Salvador, Reyna moved to the U.S. in search of a promising future after her marriage ended. But one day in January 1969, Reyna — then pregnant — suddenly disappeared.…

Liz Alarcón: Maribel, have you ever been embarrassed about the music you like? Maribel Quezada Smith: Yeah, especially growing up in the United States as an immigrant. I could never listen to my música en español like Mana and Shakira, which I loved. I never felt like I…