Celebrating Selena

The Queen of Tejano
Selena Quintanilla

Illustration by Chloe Cushman

Selena Quintanilla was a Texas icon—a beloved, Grammy-winning artist who touched millions in life and continues to inspire people around the world. As her fiftieth birthday approaches, the writers we’ve gathered to celebrate her are part of a generation of Latinos who came of age after her heyday. Read more.

Celebrating Selena and Her Legacy Over the Years

Selena

Dreaming of Her

On March 31, 1995, South Texas came to a standstill as the shocking news spread that the hugely popular Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez had been shot and killed in Corpus Christi. Fifteen years later, the people who knew Selena best recall the life and devastating death of a star

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The Ultimate Selena Trip Guide

Corpus Christi is home to the most representative places of Selena Quintanilla’s life and legacy. Here is a look at the ultimate destinations that every true fan needs to visit.