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...

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...

10.20.19 – 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...

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!!