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....
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!!
This week we look at one way that New Mexico’s traditional healers are keeping Curanderismo, or traditional healing, practice alive and thriving for the community. This year, the 19th Annual Traditional Medicine without Borders: Curanderismo in the Southwest and Mexico course will happen at UNM. We hear from Antoinette ‘Tonita’ Gonzales, a curandera, and instructor...
Is your search engine racist? Listen to Dr. Safiya Noble's research on how search engines reinforce racial bias.
On this week's program, we feature guests, Craig Aaron, the President and CEO of Free Press and Dr. Bernadine Hernández, Associate Professor of American Literary Studies. We also receive an update for the 24th Annual Recuerda a César Chávez Marcha y Fiesta by Danny Hernandez and Kira Luna.