On August 3, 2019, a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas claimed the lives of 22 people and injured 26 others. Moments before the attack, the shooter published a hate-filled, anti-immigrant manifesto. MASBA stands against all threats to the safety of our students & their families—including such racially-motivated violence. Here are resources on racially-motivated violence and hate crimes.

Racial Violence Toolkit Links

MASBA Resolution on Gun Violence in Our Public Schools

LULAC Statement on El Paso Mass Shooting

NAACP Statement on El Paso Mass Shooting

USA Today Article: “This Anglo Man Came Here to Kill Hispanics”

The El Paso Shooting in the Context of Racist Violence at the U.S./Mexico Border

Monica Muñoz Martínez’s Work on Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas

NYT Article on White Extremism Driving Deadly Shootings

ADL Report on Extremist Murder

New Yorker Article: El Pasoans Blame Trump for Hate-filled Mass Shooting

Mehdi Hasan Op-Ed on the U.S. President’s Role in Inspiring Mass Shootings

David Schanzer Op-Ed on the U.S. President’s Role in Inspiring the El Paso Shooting

Wikipedia page on Mass Racial Violence in the United States

Wikipedia page on Hate Crimes

Wikipedia page on Racism

Wikipedia page on White supremacy

Wikipedia page on Opposition to Illegal Immigration in the U.S.

Racial Equity Tools’ Resources for Hate Crimes Prevention & Response

AHRC “Respond to Racism”

NCFR “How to Respond to Violence, Hate & Racism”

BCRW “Six Tips for Responding to Racist Attacks”

UW Readings & Resources for Discussing Current Events of Racial Violence

Futures Without Violence “Anti-racism as Violence Prevention”