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Concerts


Billy Childs

November 8 @ 7:30pm 
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Santa Fe, NM
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Chubby Checker

November 24 @ 3pm

 Isleta Casino and Resort

Albuquerque, NM 
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January 18 @ 8pm

 Isleta Casino and Resort

Albuquerque, NM 
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Alicia Olatuja

February 11 @ 7:30pm 
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Santa Fe, NM
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African American Performing

Arts Center

310 San Pedro NE Albuquerque, NM





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Tuesday, November 5

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

7pm
Tydings Auditorium - Hobbs, NM 

The NBA’s all-time leading scorer, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is coming to Hobbs, New Mexico as part of the Jack Maddox Distinguished Lecture Series. Hosted by the JF Maddox Foundation and University of the Southwest, Abdul-Jabbar will speak on the value of literacy and growing your mind at 7:00pm on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at R.N. Tydings Auditorium in Hobbs. Tickets to see Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are free to the public, however you must have a ticket to attend. Tickets will be available October 1stfor pick up at USW or online at Eventbrite – Jack Maddox Distinguished Lecture Series presents Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Call 575-492-2121 for more details.

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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.


Saturday, November 30

Documentary

My People are Rising - Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain


The Guild Cinema presents a documentary based on the autobiography of Seattle Black Panther Captain Aaron Dixon. Featuring Bobby Seale, Elaine Brown, and Ericka Huggins.

The “My People Are Rising” campaign is an inter-generational media campaign designed to preserve the organizing legacy of the Black Panther Party in Seattle and Oakland, and inspire future generations of revolutionary social justice organizers. Inspired by the auto-biography of Aaron Dixon (former Seattle Black Panther Captain), the “My People Are Rising” web portal is centered around films, music, and design projects that trace the early history of the Black Panther party for younger generations.

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Brother Aaron Dixion  will be available for Q&A and Book Signing

Guild Cinema -  3405 Central Avenue NE - Albuquerque, NM @ 1pm only


Sunday, December 1

Sixth Annual Commemoration of the life and ideals of Nelson Mandela

4pm-5:30pm
African American Performing Arts Center - 310 San Pedro Drive, NE - Albuquerque New Mexico

The celebration will include dancers, singers, speakers, and light ethnocentric refreshments. After spending 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela was set free in 1990. Following release, Mandela, affectionately known to his people by his clan name “Madiba,” negotiated peace in a racially-divided, apartheid South Africa. 


Saturday, January 25

UNM Sub Ballroom - 11am - 2:30pm



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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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