Albuquerque Rio Rancho Juneteenth Celebrations
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This free event features fun for the whole family including the Old Route 66 Car Show, Mother Road Art Market, Kids Zone & Youth Central, food trucks and live entertainment throughout Nob Hill
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Multicultural Council Scholorship
Applications must be postmarked by September 9, 2016. High school seniors may apply for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Multicultural Council Scholarship. The scholarships are $1,000 each for high school seniors who are planning on entering college in 2017.
Those selected in October as scholarship recipients will be honored on Monday, January 16, 2017 during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council’s 27th Annual Celebration. The form can be downloaded from our website: www.mlkmc.com. US Mail scholarship application to: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council, PO Box 40306, Albuquerque, NM 87196
Students are responsible for writing an essay. This essay is based on the images that are on the application forms. In the essay the students should articulate their understanding of civil rights, diversity and community, along with describing how Dr. King’s messages continue to have a powerful influence on society as well as their individual lives. When the students have completed and sent application via US mail, notify Jewel Hall that it has been sent: email@example.com
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Morehouse College grads are surprised by a billionaire's promise to pay off their student loans
Soul West Fest is a gathering for the new age of information and storytelling that brings together visionaries across the industries and diverse audiences. Soul West Fest champions emerging and established voices, showcasing award-winning urban films and filmmakers, soul music, culture and new technology through premieres, exhibitions, talks and live performances.
Deadlines to submit projects for Soul West Fest 2019 are as follows: • May 1 – Submission Open • July 31 Deadline for features, short films, minis and web series submissions. • August 15 - Notification of Selected Films • October 11-13, 2019 – Soul West Fest 2019
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FUBU is Back!
African American History Timeline
NASA renames facility for real-life 'Hidden Figures' hero Katherine Johnson
Estevanico the Moor
Estevanico, who’s known by many other names, including Estebanico, Esteban and Esteban explored present-day Texas, New Mexico and Arizona with Spanish conquistadors is credited with being the first person of African descent to enter the American Southwest .
Grant Chapel AME Church 23rd Annual Commemorative Breakfast
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Scott Carreathers appointed Executive Director of Office of African American Affairs
William Scott Carreathers, director of African American Student Services at the University of New Mexico, to head the state Office of African American Affairs. He has previously worked as an associate dean and has advised students and student groups.
Mary Kenner - Inventor
Mary Kenner was an African-American inventor who revamped the world of feminine care with the invention of the sanitary belt (aka the maxi pad). Though her invention attracted multiple feminine hygiene companies, it was rejected by most when they realized Mary was African-American. Unfortunately, the maxi pad wasn’t patented until 30 years after its creation. Nevertheless, Mary went on to patent other household items including the bathroom tissue holder, a back washer that mounted on the wall of the shower, and the carrier attachment on walkers for disabled people.
Deb Haaland Takes Historic Oath of Office, Becomes One of the First Native American Women in Congress
This powerful, history-making photo is pure fire, and people can't get enough of it
Latest Hairstyles For Women
Black Fashion Designers Models & More
List of most influential Blacks in Technology
America’s oldest man, World War II veteran, dies at 112
The 9 Top Business Advice Stories For Black Entrepreneurs
The SBA Granted Black Women Over $160 Million in Business Loans in 2018
Miss America 2019 Nia Imani Franklin
10 Tips to Help Family Members of Addicts Cope
Junior Board of Directors
US Eagle Federal Credit Union invites students in high school and college, ages 16-24 to join the Junior Board of Directors. Learn about serving on a corporate board of directors and how a financial institution serves and supports it community. For more information and to obtain an application, call Maggie Tannen at (505) 342-8883.
Featured University: New Mexico Highlands University
Located in historic Las Vegas, New Mexico, with locations in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Farmington and Albuquerque, Highlands University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as comprehensive programs in business, teacher education, and social work. Our mission is to serve students through personal attention. We maintain open enrollment, small classes, and cost-effective tuition. We are known nationally for research activities, student and faculty achievement, and opportunities for students to combine study with real-world experience.
Highlands students come from 42 states, 19 tribes, and 35 foreign countries!
THE 16 Best Black Podcasts This Year
West Point gets first African-American Superintendent in 216 year history
Who is an ‘African American’? Definition evolves as USA does
70's Celebration Let's Stay Together
Hosted by: Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church Marriage Ministry
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Black Youth Made Their Presence Felt At The 'March For Our Lives' Rally
How Black Barbershops Save The Livevs Of African American Men
How Facebook ‘Steals & Sells’ Your Private Information
Africa - Cradle of Civilization
“The ancient name of Africa was Alkebulan. Alkebu-lan "mother of mankind" or "garden of eden". Alkebulan is the oldest and the only word of indigenous origin. It was used by the Moors, Nubians, Numidians, Khart-Haddans (Carthagenians), and Ethiopians.
Mansa Musa: The Richest Man to Have Ever Lived
10 Black Women News Anchors Who Paved The Way In Broadcast Journalism
Bitcoin Investing: Golden Opportunity or Fool’s Gold?
Meet the Top 10 Fastest-Growing Black-Owned Companies
Civil-Rights Protests Have Never Been Popular
The Woman Who Created #MeToo Long Before Hashtags
Helping Veterans and their families to achieve stable housing, financial security, and a renewed sense of community.
Adam and I found that there were not many resources to help guide Christian singles on how to court to be married, so they went to the world for help finding a husband or wife. We’ve created a step-by-step guide for Christian courting. This guide helps Christian singles have confidence in who God created them to be, their value, knowing their intentions for courting, creating their expectations for a husband or wife, building boundaries for emotional strength and ending a courtship. By using these guides you will have a Godly foundation to court to be marriage.
Reintegration Services is a community based fee free program that refers individuals to organizations that provide comprehensive educational and training services to Returning Citizens/Ex-Offenders.
Reintegration Referral Services provided include:
Psychological Assessments-Family Counseling-Anger Management-Housing
GED Preparation-Health Insurance-Restoration of Voting Rights-Vocational Training
Child Support-Healthy Marriage Concepts-Spiritual/Religious Contacts upon Requests
Police doing good deeds
Wings For L.I.F.E. – Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education, is an empowerment program that provides life-skills, education, training, and support for family members/caregivers of prisoners (returning citizens) and at-risk youth. Some of the educational topics that are addressed include single parenting, finances – how to stretch a dollar, discipline, acceptance issues, prison visits, feeding a family, substance abuse and signs, reintegration and reunification issues, legal issues, public defenders, work/job issues, holidays, and anything else of interest to the group. Search Institute’s® 40 Developmental Assets® are incorporated into the training.
In our society where children are all at risk in one way or another, children whose parent(s) are in prison face even more challenges.
Everyone is welcome at our FREE meetings. There is a Pre-K and After-dinner Tutoring Program for the children.
If you’d like to know more about Wings we are offering a Volunteer Training session on Jan. 30, Monday night, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at 2015 Wyoming Blvd NE Suite J. Please RSVP so we have enough chairs. THANKS!