Tuesday, November 5
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.
Monday, November 11
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 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
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.
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
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.
UNM Sub Ballroom - 11am - 2:30pm