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Concerts

Bobby McFerrin


September 5 @ 7:30pm
Santa Fe Opera
Crosby Theatre
Santa Fe, NM
Tickets

Bobby Rush


South Broadway
Cultural Center
1025 Broadway SE
Albuquerque, NM
Tickets 



October 12 @ 8pm
Isleta Casino Amphitheatre Albuquerque, NM
Tickets 



October 19 @ 8:00pm
Sandia Casino

 Albuquerque, NM

Tickets


Things to Do


African American Performing

Arts Center

310 San Pedro NE Albuquerque, NM





Higher Learning

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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 

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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.


22 Week Program
September 4, 2019 - February 5, 2020 

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September 18

Free CPR Training

Office of African American Affairs - 310 San Pedro Dr NE #230 - Albuquerque NM

Call 505.383.6217 for more information


September 18-20

COGIC Women’s Convention

Alamogordo NM




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September 20-22

Santa Fe High School 50th Class Reunion (‘69)




September 27

Civil Rights& Diversity Conference 


Sheraton Uptown - Albuquerque, NM

For more information call 505-265-0020 

Register      View Flyer

The registration fee includes lunch


September 18-20

COGIC Women’s Convention


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


Monday, November 11

Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served.  For one day, we stand united in respect for our veterans.


Thursday, November 28

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is based on the colonial Pilgrims' 1621 harvest meal. The holiday continues to be a day for Americans to gather for a day of feasting, football and family.




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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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