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....

1.19.20 – Supporting a Safe Campus Environment: Preventing Gun Violence and Racism
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1.19.20 – Supporting a Safe Campus Environment: Preventing Gun Violence and Racism

What are our state and local governments are doing to address campus gun violence? This week, we take you to “Supporting a Safe Campus Environment: Preventing Gun Violence and Racism,” a community forum hosted by the UNM College of Population Health in partnership with entities across campus and the community. Speakers include Dr. Nina Wallerstein,...

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...