The Genius: New Mexico’s Anwi Fomukong

119 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In honor of Black History Month, KOAT shines a light on those who have helped paved the way in New Mexico, from the arts to culture, food, and history. Anwi Fomukong, 20, is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) undergraduate at the University of New

Student-created film wins LGBTQ+ festival award

97 Views   Class prepares students for success in growing film industry A series created by students in a class in the Film and Digital Media Arts Department at The University of New Mexico recently won an award and may be on its way to the TV screen.

House Bill 8 – A Proposal Supporting New Mexico’s Creative Industries

95 Views   Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with the Creative Industries Consortium founding member, Irene Oliver-Lewis, about the purpose of House Bill 8 to establish the Creative Industries Division under the New Mexico Economic Development

US renames 5 places that used racist slur for a Native woman

143 Views   The U.S. Department of the Interior has renamed five places in California, North Dakota, Tennessee and Texas that previously included a racist term for a Native American woman. Thursday’s changes come as part of a yearlong process in which the historically offensive word “squaw” has been removed from

NM Democrats condemn New Mexico GOP ‘racist’ mailer

177 Views   State Democratic lawmakers, including House Majority Leader Javier Martínez, gathered with community leaders at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial site in Albuquerque Thursday afternoon to condemn an attack ad mailer sent out by the Republican Party of New Mexico (RPNM).