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...

10.20.19 – Ericka Huggins: Spiritual Wellbeing & Social Change
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10.20.19 – Ericka Huggins: Spiritual Wellbeing & Social Change

  This week, share the keynote address from the “2019 UNM African American Student Services Black Cultural Conference: Blackness Unchained,” featuring, Ericka Huggins. Ms. Huggins is a human rights activist, a poet, an educator, a former Black Panther Party leader, and a former political prisoner. Then, stick around for a conversation with Ericka and long-time...

4.7.19 – Dr. Stephanie Evans: Africana Studies & Institutional Wellness
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4.7.19 – Dr. Stephanie Evans: Africana Studies & Institutional Wellness

This week! We share a lecture from the UNM Africana Studies Cortez Williams Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Stephanie Evans. Dr. Evans isProfessor and Chair for the Department of African American Studies, and Africana Women’s Studies and History for Clark Atlanta University. She researches Black women’s intellectual history, focusing on memoirs and mental health. Dr. Evans...