The El Paso Museum of History is now showcasing the yearlong exhibit, “Still We Rise: El Paso’s Black Experience.” The 1,200-square-foot exhibition will feature written content, listening stations with oral histories, and slideshows. Black history and stories like this in El Paso span hundreds of years -- as far back as the 1800s when Buffalo Soldiers arrived in El Paso after the Civil War to 1955 when Texas Western College (now UTEP) became the first desegregated undergraduate university in Texas. The exhibit will continue to live digitally after it closes at the museum in January 2024.

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