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Concerts


August 20 @ 8pm
Isleta Casino Amphitheatre Albuquerque, NM
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August 30 @ 7:30pm
Sandia Casino

 Albuquerque, NM

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African American Performing

Arts Center

310 San Pedro NE Albuquerque, NM





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Saturday, August 24

 4 pm
Tingley Beach (first entrance) - Albuquerque, NM

Middle Passage Ceremony: Symbolic Return to Our African Roots “Over the Water We Came – Over the Water We Shall Return” (Spoken by Igbo people who chained and drowned themselves rather than remain enslaved in 1803) Procession to the Rio Grande: From Tingley Beach (first entrance) * Ceremonially and traditionally, people wear white *

Participants will place handmade Clay Ancestors on a handmade bio friendly raft and symbolically we will return their souls home to Africa.  Afterward, we will Share Sweets to Counter the Bitterness

Please call if you have questions:  Contacts: (505) 867-5340  (505) 867-0857 


Sunday, August 25 

International Simultaneous Day of Healing

2 pm
African American Performing Arts Center - 310 San Pedro -  Albuquerque, NM


In Homage to Our Ancestors for Their Resilience and Power

Screening of Film: Post Traumatic Slavery Disorder (PTSD) by Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary

With a Community Discussion Led By Mrs. Rita Powdrell & Mr. Ralph Steele

Please call if you have questions:  Contacts: (505) 867-5340  (505) 867-0857 


Sunday, September 1

Unveiling of Permanent Exhibit: 400 Years Beyond 1619
Holocaust and Intolerance Museum of New Mexico

2 pm
616 Central Ave. SW -  Albuquerque, NM

Unveiling of Permanent Exhibit: 400 Years Beyond 1619
Holocaust and Intolerance Museum of New Mexico


Please call if you have questions:  Contacts: (505) 867-5340  (505) 867-0857 


Monday, September 2

Labor Day


Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.


Friday, October 11

Friday, October 11


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 

Click  here for more information




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Young Black Professionals of Albuquerque











Ta-Nehisi Coates


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.


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. 



The editors have attempted to collect every poem (860 in all) published by the writer in his lifetime.


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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