11.17.19 – Climate Stories Through Art
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11.17.19 – Climate Stories Through Art

How do we tell the story of climate change? Is data enough to illustrate the loss of a species?  This fall, 516 Arts and several community partners, including artists from the University of New Mexico, collaborated to create the exhibit, Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande.  This regional collaboration includes exhibits, lectures, and live...

9.29.19 – Indigenous Liberation & Youth Innovation
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9.29.19 – Indigenous Liberation & Youth Innovation

  This week on GJ, we look at how the community is building liberation and opportunity for all. Demetrius Johnson, Chair of the Albuquerque Freedom Council of the Red Nation, introduces us to the Red Deal— a movement document for Indigenous liberation. Then, we speak with Jorge Cortez, Mina Mays, Nightmare, and DJ Gravity, four...

9.1.19 – Sherri Burr & 2019 Black Cultural Conference
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9.1.19 – Sherri Burr & 2019 Black Cultural Conference

  Don’t miss this hour we spent with Professor Sherri Burr, UNM Law professor and President of New Mexico Press Women. Professor Burr introduces her new book, Complicated Lives: Free Blacks in Virginia 1619-1865. Devont’e Kurt Watson and Dannelle Kirven, give us the details on the 2019 Black Cultural Conference: Blackness Unchained, hosted by African American Student Services!!

7.28.19 – Rural Broadband & Digital Security
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7.28.19 – Rural Broadband & Digital Security

  How would life be different without reliable internet access? For many rural communities in New Mexico , and around the country, finding a reliable and affordable way to get online is difficult. This week on GJ, we take a look at rural access to the digital world as we learn about rural broadband access...

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7.21.19 – Dream Team & Community Resistance

  This week we heard from members of the New Mexico Dream Team, Blanca Bañuelos and Victor Romero Hernandez, who shared about the nationwide campaign to defund ICE and CBP. Also, GJ youth share a special reading from nationally-recognized activist, Bree Newsome, to offer perspective on the events of the last couple of weeks. And,...