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The Longoria Affair: Film Screening & Dialogue
October 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree. RSVP required. Donations appreciated
Felix Longoria, a decorated Mexican American soldier, was killed in battle during World War II. But when his body came home to Three Rivers, Texas in 1945, the only funeral home in town refused to handle his burial. “The whites wouldn’t like it,” they told his widow. Nationwide outrage sparked the beginning of Latinos as a political force in the U.S.
In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for the Healing of Racism will screen the “The Longoria Affair” on Wednesday, October 9th, 7-9 PM, 3412 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77004. The film with be followed by a dialogue. Free parking is available in HCC Lot #9, across from the venue. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Donations are appreciated. RSVP at CFHR1@juno.com or (713) 520-8226