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Biden signs the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill into law
Here’s a breakdown of how much will be spent in New Mexico:
$2.5 billion over five years for federal-aid highway apportioned programs
$225 million over five years for bridge replacement and repairs At least
$366 million over five years to improve public transportation options across the state
At least $100 million to help provide broadband coverage across the state 785,000 New Mexicans (about 38% of the state) will be eligible for the Affordability Connectivity Benefit, which will help low-income families afford internet access
$355 million over five years to improve water infrastructure across the state $38 million over five years to protect against wildfires
$13 million to protect against cyberattacks $38 million over five years to support the expansion of an electric vehicle charging network in the state Approximately $90 million over five years for infrastructure development for airports
Radio Host Joe Madison Is Going on Hunger Strike Until Senate Passes Voting Rights Bill
The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021 (H.R. 4) is proposed legislation that would restore and strengthen parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, certain portions of which were struck down by two United States Supreme Court decisions of Shelby County v. Holder and Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee. Particularly, it would restore the Voting Rights Act's requirement that certain states pre-clear certain changes to their voting laws with the federal government. It was re-introduced in the 117th Congress, and is named after late Georgia Representative and voting rights activist John Lewis.
ABQ baker continues to push herself
The Battle Over Critical Race Theory (feat. Kimberlé Crenshaw) | The Daily Show
New Mexico prepares rollout of Pfizer vaccine for children 5-11
Black History in Two Minutes (or so)
Black History in Two Minutes (or so) is the new way to immerse yourself in Black History. Presented by Be Woke.Vote, the digital video series features dozens of short, engaging and factually accurate videos about important historical events or people who have shaped American history. Like never before, people of all ages, backgrounds and educational levels can learn more about the African American experience.
Roswell native, DonTrell Moore inducted into the UNM Ring of Honor
Republican lawyer outed after his mom says a school book scared him so much Virginia should vote GOP to ban books
NNMC opens New Mexico's college hoops season with win
Bubba Wallace wins at Talladega, becomes second Black driver to win NASCAR Cup race
‘If You Can Bring 95,000 Afghans…’: Sunny Hostin Calls Out U.S. Government for Mistreatment of Haitian Migrants While Pointing Out Benefits Given to Other Groups
Families of missing Black and brown people are frustrated with 'Missing White Women Syndrome'
Students fight back against book ban that includes Rosa Parks, Malala and Sesame Street
Country music star Mickey Guyton opens up about running away from her blackness
America’s oldest living WWII vet Lawrence Brooks celebrates 112th birthday
A. Philip Randolph
Labor and Civil Rights Legend
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess. ~ A. Philip Randolph
Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within. Freedom is never granted; it is won. Justice is never given; it is exacted. ~ A. Philip Randolph
James B. Lewis, former state treasurer of New Mexico
2021 National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT)
Hall of Fame Inductee
Shown above, left to right: incoming President Richard Eckstrom (SC), immediate past president Elaine Howle (CA),
David R. Bean, James B. Lewis, David A. Vaudt, and Kinney Poynter.
Covid Know More
Pamelya Herndon appointed to NM House seat vacated by Rep. Melanie Stansbury
Storytellers of Las Cruces president wins national award
Civic Plaza - Albuquerque, NM
Black Morticians dying in record numbers because of COVID-19
Voting Rights Tour Raises Awareness Across The South On Its Way To D.C.
More Black bone marrow donors needed
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New efforts to increase low percentage of African Americans getting vaccinated in New Mexico
New Mexico lawmakers forming panel for redistricting see strong interest
SCORE is here to help women small business owners
SCORE is here to help you fulfill your business ownership goals and achieve greater success. Along with resources and tools created especially for women entrepreneurs, SCORE offers free and confidential business advice. SCORE mentors, many of them successful women small business owners, are ready to help you achieve your business goals.
Why Republicans Are Moving To Fix Elections That Weren't Broken
Protest against Asian American violence held in downtown Albuquerque
Republican Leader Asks Black Nominee "Can You Represent Other Cultures?"
Black Story // Black Song
History Through The African American Lens
In each chapter of Black Story//Black Song you will find a video about the individual subject, a bio about the presenter, a lesson plan to guide you through some activities related to the subject, and links to Youtube videos, books, and websites to help you dive deeper into these topics.
Fred Hampton interviewed by ABC News - October 9th 1969
Buffalo Soldiers in New Mexico
Worst Revolution Ever
and some officers 'were catering to the rioters'
In 1982, four Black attorneys filled a void in the New Mexico legal community. There was no entity in place that addressed the particular needs of African American attorneys in the state.
Today, that group of four has now expanded to over 75 attorneys who hold dear to the original tenets of the organization: to conduct a program of continuing legal education for the membership; to improve the method of judicial selection and tenure; to study the needs of the State and community for legislation, and to protect the civil rights of the citizens of the community though the legal profession.Website