2.15.15 – Ethnic Studies and Institutional Racism [Radio] – Generation Justice

This program discusses institutionalized racism and the importance of Ethnic studies in New Mexico. We’re joined by New Mexico State Senator Linda Lopez, who proposed a memorial this legislative session that would require every state-funded agency to adopt policies addressing institutional racism.

We’ll also talk with Chicano Studies teacher Veronica Medina and her two students Gabriella Ortega and Eric Gonzales from Albuquerque High School.

Production Team:

Hosts – Maya Quiñones and Zach Milliken

Calendar Hosts – Aaron Hagler and Bayan Jaber

Music Director – Maya Quiñones

Interviewer – Christina Rodriguez

Editors – Christina Rodriguez and Kamaria Umi

Engineer – Kamaria Umi


Music Playlist:

“Wake Up Everybody” – Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes

“Black Girl Pain” – Talib Kweli ft. Jean Grae

“I”– Kendrick Lamar

“Ice (El Hielo)” – La Santa Cecilia

“One Tribe” – The Black Eyed Peas

“Libertá” – Novalima

“We All Try” – Frank Ocean

“Pastime Paradise” – Stevie Wonder