Honor Our Fallen Heros
Monday, May 29
Jim Brown, all-time NFL great and social activist, dead at 87
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City to rename park in honor of Bennie Hargrove
On Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 12:30 pm, Washington Middle School Park (1101 Park Avenue SW) will be renamed in honor of Bennie Hargrove, the 13-year-old who was shot on the grounds of the Park as he tried to resolve a dispute between two of his school colleagues. The Community is invited to remember Bennie's kindness, and his efforts to follow in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr in trying to address controversy without violence.
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Governor signs House Bill 9, the Bennie Hargrove Gun Safety Act
Las Cruces man sues police for shooting at him 90 times
Jon Jones' MMA GOAT Credentials Confirmed with Heavyweight Championship Win
Jones is back, bigger and ready to make his case as ‘greatest ever’
Dr. Harold Bailey - A New Mexico Legacy of Activism
Q&A Moderated by Hakim Bellamy
February 23, 2023
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Push for change paved way for future Lobos
New Mexico Black Business Summit
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1867: A Snapshot of the Military Occupation of New Mexico
Buffalo Soldiers in New Mexico
Bob Foster one of the greatest light heavyweight boxing champs grew up in Albuquerque
The first Black settlement in New Mexico was founded in 1903
The first all-black settlement in New Mexico was incorporated in 1903 and occupied until the mid-1920s by up to 300 people. Blackdom had a school, post office and several churches during this time.
Significance of the Afro-Frontier (1903-1929)
New Mexico #6 Most Diverse State
The First African American Lawyer: Macon Bolling Allen
Born on August 4, 1816, Macon Bolling Allen (born Allen Macon Bolling) taught himself how to read and write before becoming a school teacher. At the age of 28, in 1844, he passed the Maine Bar in Portland and became the first African American attorney.
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Black men get real about mental health: ‘There’s so much pressure’
House Democrats pick Hakeem Jeffries to succeed Nancy Pelosi, the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress
Revealed: top US corporations raising prices on Americans even as profits surge
Corporate Profits Surge to an All-Time High of $2 Trillion
You Are Being Lied to About Inflation | Robert Reich
US Corporate Profits Soar With Margins at Widest Since 1950
U.S. companies post their biggest profit growth in decades by jacking up prices during the pandemic
Community Conversation about Fentanyl - October 13, 2022
Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque hosted a fentanyl summit as an introduction to an extensive fentanyl awareness campaign that immersed the community in an education process to combat this life-ending and family-shattering drug.
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Federal government taken to court for reworking Black farmers debt relief program
Black farmers speak out against the 'festering wound' of racism in agriculture
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Here’s Everyone Who’s Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820
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Migrants are people who leave their country for any reason, such as employment, family reunification, or education.
Refugees are people who flee their country because of credible threats of danger or persecution and because they’re not protected by their own government.
Asylum-seekers are people who’ve applied for protection — refugee status — on arrival in a country besides their own.
Internally displaced people (IDPs) are displaced by conflict, violence, or natural disasters within their own country.
Immigrants are people from a foreign country who relocates to live in another country. They may or may not be citizens.
Aliens are people from a foreign country who is not a citizen of the host country. They may be there to visit or just stay for a while.
Undocumented immigrants/illegal alien are foreign-born people who do not possess a valid visa or other immigration documentation, because they entered the U.S. without inspection, stayed longer than their temporary visa permitted, or otherwise violated the terms under which they were admitted.
New Mexico’s labor movement is alive and well
School Board Members of Color Uncover How School Boards Work
School Board Membership 101: How to Run & Get Elected
Money won seats on Albuquerque’s school board
Most business-backed APS candidates edge out union picks
New Mexico School Boards Association
Africa in the Bible: The Myth of a Cursed Race (Part 1)
At Blerdcon, Black nerds see themselves and find their tribe
Erasing Mental Health Stigma in the Black Community
New Mexico Black Mental Health Coalition (NMBMHC)
Africa is home to some 30 percent of the world’s mineral reserves, eight per cent of the world’s natural Gas and 12 per cent of the world’s oil reserves. The continent has 40 percent of the world’s gold and up to 90 percent of its chromium and platinum. The largest reserves of cobalt, diamonds, platinum and uranium in the world are in Africa. It holds 65 per cent of the world’s arable land and ten percent of the planet’s internal renewable fresh water source.
Africa is the richest continent for diamond-mining, accounting for almost half of world production.