The dark history of “gasoline baths” at the border

The dark history of “gasoline baths” at the border

Everything we know about Carmelita Torres is from a few newspaper accounts in 1917. They called her an “an auburn haired Amazon.” Just 17 years old. She led angry women in anti-American rioting and shut down the US-Mexico border. But hidden within her story…is something much bigger than a single riot. It’s a story about