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....

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...

10.27.19 – Youth Voice in Action & Matt Mendez
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10.27.19 – Youth Voice in Action & Matt Mendez

What do the 2019 APS school board candidates know about race equity? Will they listen to youth? We find out more about the candidates from New Mexico youth who asked them these questions and more. We hear from Isabella Baker and Jacob Martinez, two youth organizers with VIA-Youth Voices in Action! And don’t miss author...

8.25.19 Youth Voice in Action: Janna Jihad
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8.25.19 Youth Voice in Action: Janna Jihad

Since the age of 7, Janna has reported on the violence and injustice that her community experiences every day under Israeli occupation. This Summer, Janna, now 13, embarked on a tour of the United States to spread awareness of the Isreali occupation and to encourage US citizens and lawmakers to take action. In this podcast...