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Concerts/Entertainment


Ludacris


Virtual Event

10.7.2020

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Online comedy show live from San Francisco - Tammy Tea Love / Special Guest Host (Former Marine / Opens for Oscar Winner Mo'nique)

10.10.2020
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Virtual Experience Concert & Documentary

10.10.2020

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Reggae Vibes House Party is a virtual concert experience featuring live performances from top Christian reggae artists
10.17.2020

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Things to Do


African American Performing

Arts Center

310 San Pedro NE Albuquerque, NM






Higher Learning

Scholarship Search - Finding money for school has never been easier

List of HBCUs: Historical Black Colleges and Universities by State












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Election Day is Tuesday, November 3
Early voting has started 

New Mexico Voter Information Portal

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What is Black Men XCEL (BMX)
BMX is a groundbreaking leadership excellence conference for black men who are a valuable and necessary pool of talent for the success of companies, industries, communities and the nation, supported and amplified by the robust multimedia activations of Black Enterprise, including digital, video and social.

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What is the Black New Mexico Movement 

After hundreds of years of watching black people killed at the hands of law enforcement, Black New Mexico Movement stands up against police brutality, calling for a complete reform and accountability for those that are charged with protecting us. Through solidarity, we strive to use love, unity, and genuine community to push the needle towards true change with the voices of black, Indigenous, and all people of color.

Black New Mexico Movement (Facebook)


New Mexicans demand justice for Breonna Taylor

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Netflix resumes production on ‘The Harder They Fall’ in Santa Fe
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Covid-19 death rate among African Americans and Latinos rising sharply


Featured Business

Infinite Titling, LLC
 "Your Neighborhood MVD!"
2006 Southern Blvd, Ste 104B
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 985-5005 office
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Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan dies at 77
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Remembering Joe Morgan


The Sante Fe Oprea joins world in mourning the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Black New Mexico Movement and Blue Lives Matter protesters rally in Rio Rancho
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Sandia National Labs pauses all inclusion and diversity training

Sandia National Laboratories has paused all inclusion and diversity training in the wake of a memo from the Trump administration that called such sessions “divisive, un-American propaganda.”

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The 1619 Project details the legacy of slavery in America


Trump blasts 1619 Project on role of Black Americans and proposes his own "1776 commission"

1619 and the Making of America - Library of Congress Symposium


Los Angeles Lakers are the 2020 NBA Champions

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Seattle Storm Win the W.N.B.A. Championship

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2020 WNBA Playoffs

2020 WNBA awards: A'ja Wilson wins MVP; Dearica Hamby Sixth Woman of the Year for second straight season


Meet the founders behind the new startup incubator for Black-owned beauty & wellness brands

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National Football League

Schedule  ......  NFL.com

I am Jaye & I’ve Got Sumpthang2Say  - Texans and Chiefs give notice


UNM football players condemn Urlacher’s post

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City of Albuquerque Human Rights Board In Discussions Regarding Banning Memorials Established In Celebration of a Violation of The Customary International Law Of Human Rights

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Kamala Harris Is Biden’s Choice for Vice President
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‘It sends a strong signal’: Black voters respond to Kamala Harris’ nomination

Kamala Harris and Alpha Kappa Alpha: Black sorority was a source for life lessons, sisterhood

VP pick Kamala Harris is a point of pride for NC’s HBCU alums and Divine 9 members

Kamala Harris is influenced by her Indian and Jamaican heritage


Dream Hustle Code Wants to Teach 1,000 Minority Students to Code

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Los Lunas tries out new solar technology 

Wiltech Energy founder and CEO Oswald Wilson, left, stands in front of the “vertical polygen” solar tower installed at the Los Lunas recycling center with Stephen Yavorski Sr. of Airmet Metalworks in New Jersey, which built parts for the system.

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Cowboys for Trump defends ‘go back to Africa’ comments
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One Albuquerque Fund, Mayor Keller Announce Initiatives to Invest in the Black Community

One ABQ Fund

One Albuquerque website



Featured Organization

African American Cultural Association

The AACA works in conjunction with Albuquerque Public Schools to provide academic, cultural, and social support to low-income children in grades Kindergarten through 9th grade. Because these children are at-risk for academic failure and behavioral issues, their success or failure makes a major impact on the community. Through the Community Academic Initiative Resource, the Association works to align the students' academic needs in math, language arts, and science to meet APS standards, as well as provide programs to address Health/Wellness, Drugs/Alcohol, and Life Skills Training. 

Types of Support AACA Provides
Academic Support - Tutoring - Youth Suicidal Prevention - Drug/Alcohol Abuse Prevention
Food - Clothing & Blankets - School Supplies - Shelter Vouchers - You can Lend a Helping Hand

Ways to Contribute
Make a Donation - Donate New Clothing - Donate School Supplies 

Ways to Volunteer
Mentor - Tutor - Host a Fundraiser - Become a Grant Writer

Contact the African American Cultural Association
Phone: 505-256-8306
Email: lovejjl@aol.com
Website


Black Wealth in America Hardly Exists
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Racial Wealth Gap in the United States       Is There a Way to Close It and Fill the Divide?


Black Wealth Financial is creating a movement to empower and improve the financial lives of young professionals struggling with debt and financial anxieties; through financial planning, education, and guidance.

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How Do Black People Spend Their Money?
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#BlackLivesMatter: How to Support Black-Owned Small Businesses

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The National Council of Negro Women has long sleeve kiwi-green t-shirts available at $26 each

There is a small logo on front; on back, they read 'I CAN'T BREATHE'. The material is 50% cotton/50% jersey and the adult-size range is Medium/Large/XL/2XL/3XL. Call me to order directly at 505-797-2750 or text 505-249-7082 with your name, phone number and size(s). Delivery or mail; checks payable to NCNW,  PO Box 21001, Albuquerque NM 87154-1001.



George Floyd protests grow across the World/US including

Albuquerque and Santa Fe

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Albuquerque to Establish Community Safety Department to Handle Non-Violent 911 Calls - June 15

UFC’s Jon ‘Bones’ Jones takes away spray cans from vandals 

Mayor Keller addresses George Floyd death protests

George Floyd Murder

Reflections from a Token Black Friend

‘Injustice, double standards and heartbreaking bigotry.’ Rex Chapman on race in America


99th anniversary of Tulsa race massacre coincides with national protests over death of George Floyd



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SOIL STORIES with guest Eugene Pickett

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Ella Baker’s Legacy Runs Deep   Know Her Name

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Ella Baker Quotes


Floyd Mayweather is the Highest-Paid Athlete of the Decade


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All 5 major beauty pageant queens are black for first time with crowning of Miss World 2019


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Two Black Investment Banks merge to become largest Minority and Women owned financial firm


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William Mabry III (UNM Law School) sworn in as Associate Judge with

the San Carlos Apache Tribe


San Carlo Apache Website


Meet The New Generation Of Black American Cowboys


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Black Cowboys Are Real

The Forgotten Black Cowboys Of The Wild West

Bill Pickett Rodeo


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Books


Although their total numbers in New Mexico were never large, blacks arrived with Spanish explorers and settlers and played active roles in the history of the territory and state.



Do Black Lives Matter to God? takes us on a historical journey through the Bible to illuminate how God sees black people and people of color. This book challenges all educators who have disparaged and ignored the exceptionalism and existence of blacks in the Bible as a way to justify their oppressive beliefs.


It seems that wherever Aria goes, someone wants to touch her hair. In the street, strangers reach for her fluffy curls; and even under the sea, in the jungle, and in space, she's chased by a mermaid, monkeys, and poked by aliens...until, finally, Aria has had enough! 


Michelle invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that shaped her.


Nance examines why Putin and his underlings aimed to sabotage the election and how the hacking accomplished a crucial first step for destabilizing the West. 



Sociologist and political commentator Dyson delivers a piercing and wide-ranging analysis of American race relations.



Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience 


"Soul Food Advisor" shares more than 150 family recipes from Big Mama s Neck Bone Soup to Harrell s own low-cholesterol, low-sodium Country Black-eyed Peas and Okra. 



Jones's bestselling memoir is a personal account of growing up in the South as a young gay man who's attempting to find himself while battling rocky relationships with family, friends, and lovers. 


Superbly told, with the poet's gift for language and observation,Angelou's autobiography of her childhood in Arkansas.


50 Books Every Black Teen Should Read


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