The Paisano

Bill proposes statewide holiday

Potential Texas holiday aims to honor Selena Quintanilla Perez.

Breahna Luera

April 2, 2019

The Texas Legislature has proposed a bill that would make April 16 a statewide holiday celebrating Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. Sonya Aleman, Mexican-American studies professor at UTSA, advocates for a “Selena Day” and speaks the effects of having a Tejano holiday. Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was...