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6.21.20- Dr. Finnie Coleman

  This week on Generation Justice we shared an interview with the former director of African American studies at UNM, Dr. Finnie Coleman.This interview was conducted by longtime GJ member Joshua Horton after a summer of consecutive killings of Black people at the hands of the police. Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm on...

6.14.20- Uplifting Black Voices & Juneteenth Updates
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6.14.20- Uplifting Black Voices & Juneteenth Updates

  This week on Generation Justice we spoke with community organizers Devont’e Kurt Watson and Arthur Bell about 2020 Juneteenth celebrations happening across the city. Long time GJ member Jonquilyn Hill shares a message in response to recent social uprisings and systemic racism in the U.S. Whether you decide to attend Juneteenth and Black-led events...

6.7.20 Uplifting Black Voices from Our Community
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6.7.20 Uplifting Black Voices from Our Community

  This week we dedicated our program to the voices of Black and African American GJ members and community leaders. Thema Reed, Devont’e Watson, Josh Horton, Jeremy Jones, Nicole Baty, Josh Green, Avicra Lucky, Aaron Dixon, Zain Dixon, Aja Lujan, Elijah Cage, Hakim Bellamy, and Kamaria Umi shared their experience and responses to recent social...

5.31.20 – Kerner Commission, Discrimination, and Voter Suppression
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5.31.20 – Kerner Commission, Discrimination, and Voter Suppression

  This week on Generation Justice we learned from former U.S Senator Fred Harris, the last remaining member of the Kerner Commission, established by President Lyndon Johnson to investigate the causes of social unrest of 1967. We will also share a debate from NPR’s All things Considered about the discrimination black men face in public...

2.23.20 – Roland Martin: “Never Stop Fighting!”
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2.23.20 – Roland Martin: “Never Stop Fighting!”

This week, we share the keynote address from the 2020 Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch celebrating 50 years of Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico, featuring Roland Martin. Mr. Martin is the creator and host of The Roland Martin Show, former CNN Contributor, Peabody Award Recipient and winner of two NAACP Image Awards....