UNM researcher studies Black settlement in NM

131 Views   Blackdom was one of New Mexico’s first Black settlements, located about 15 miles south of Roswell. It was the most important Black homestead in the state, according to the U.S. National Park Service.

The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

129 Views   Black voices in rodeo The rodeo: the quintessential showcase for cowboys and cowgirls. Anyone can be a cowboy, but the rodeo hasn’t always been considered an inclusive space for Black Americans. The search results for “famous cowboys” include names like Billy the Kid, Jesse James, or Buffalo Bill.

Protesters at Coronado Mall bring attention to Israel-Hamas war

261 Views   For months, groups have been trying to spread awareness of the conflict between Hamas and Israel. Protesters once again did that before Christmas. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The sights and sounds of last-minute holiday shopping filled the Coronado Center, but one group at the mall had a different plan —

Hispanic athletes on representation in sports at UNM

332 Views   A week into Hispanic Heritage Month, Uxue Guereca, Zach Vigil and Nahawa Diarra Berthe, who are all Hispanic Athletes at University of New Mexico, discussed their experiences and representing their culture through their respective sports.

SFPS board proposing ban on Santa Fe Fiesta Council in schools

322 Views   Few from Thursday’s meeting agreed with the proposed ban saying, “The fiestas representation and activities have inadvertently perpetuate a narrative that glorifies the colonization or subjugation of indigenous peoples.” ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Thursday parents and local Santa Fe residents voiced their frustrations towards a Santa Fe Public School