11.3.19- Community Empowerment: Hip Hop & Academia
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11.3.19- Community Empowerment: Hip Hop & Academia

This week, we hear from people working for social change through academia and music. First, youth producer Emilio Bauvallet sits down with Albuquerque hip-hop artist Wake Self for an exclusive introduction to his new album, Ready to Live. Wake shares what inspires him and his advice to New Mexico youth!  Then, we hear a presentation...

10.13.19 – Protect #MaunaKea & The Right to Connect
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10.13.19 – Protect #MaunaKea & The Right to Connect

  This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with people who are working to educate and organize to protect the sacred Mauna Kea and Net Neutrality for all. We hear from Lehua Lopez, a Native Hawaiian cultural anthropologist based in Albuquerque. Lehua has taught Hawaiian culture for more than 40 years and joins us to...

10.6.19 – Millions For Prisoners & Cultural Exchange
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10.6.19 – Millions For Prisoners & Cultural Exchange

This week, we hear the journeys that some New Mexicans have taken to find their voices and to make connections across the world. Justin Allen and Kelly Garcia-Chavez, of the abolitionist group Millions For Prisoners- New Mexico, join us to talk about finding your voice through your vote and the fight to restore voting rights...

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!!