27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Community Commerotive Breakfast

Hosted by: Grant Chapel AME Church
Guest Speaker: Dr. Karissa Culbreth

January 16, 2023
Albuquerque, NM

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Dr Martin Luther King Jr. March

Sponsored by: The Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission

January 14, 2023
Albuquerque, NM

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The UNM School of Law mourns the loss of alumna Barbara Brown Simmons

UNM alumna remembered for her groundbreaking movements and relentless spirit

New Mexico #6 Most Diverse State

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2023 New Mexico Legislative Session

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Prefiles (Proposed Bills)


How To Become A Lobbyist


NFL Playoff Schedule 2023: Date, Start Time, Live Stream, TV Channel

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New York Fashion Week: How Black Designers Stole The Show

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Stylists and designers reveal 11 fashion trends we'll be seeing everywhere in 2023

20 Crowns That Make Us Want To Celebrate World Afro Day Every Day

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These 12 careers are your best chance to get a job in 2023

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Social Media For Older Adults

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The Dos and Don'ts of Social Media

Black men get real about mental health: ‘There’s so much pressure’

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Album Gets 40th Anniversary Edition: Listen

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Sony Music and the estate of Michael Jackson have teamed up for a documentary to commemorate the
40th anniversary of Thriller

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Returns To Billboard Top 10 After 38 Years 

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House Democrats pick Hakeem Jeffries to succeed Nancy Pelosi, the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress

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Revealed: top US corporations raising prices on Americans even as profits surge

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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

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President Bidens Student Loan Forgiveness Is Now Live

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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.


What Every Parent and Caregiver Needs to Know About FAKE PILLS

Federal government taken to court for reworking Black farmers debt relief program

Black farmers speak out against the 'festering wound' of racism in agriculture

6 Foods to Skip After 50

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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

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Business picks up at Albuquerque skating rink

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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

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Erasing Mental Health Stigma in the Black Community

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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.

So, Why is Africa Still So Poor?


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Young Black Professionals of Albuquerque

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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.

In No BS, Ivory A. Toldson uses data analysis, anecdotes, and powerful commentary to dispel common myths and challenge conventional beliefs about educating Black children.

Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs—creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.

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! 

An epic biography of Malcolm X finally emerges, drawing on hundreds of hours of the author’s interviews, rewriting much of the known narrative.

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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