Standardized Tests: The Corporate Side of Public Education

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Each year in grade school, I was required to take a standardized test. I graduated high school in 2006. Since then, tests have increasingly been incorporated into schools nationwide. According to greatschools.org, a non-profit organization and leading national source of

Celebrating Black History Month – Roslyn M. Brock

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As the month of February comes to a close, we continue to celebrate Black history. Recently, Generation Justice attended the 30th Annual Black History Month Kick-off brunch. The Keynote Speaker at this year’s brunch was Roslyn M. Brock, the Chairman of

2.22.15 Net Neutrality And Community Cinema [Radio]

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On this program we talk with Laurel Wyckoff from New Mexico PBS about their ‪#‎CommunityCinema‬ project, which will screen the film ‪#‎AmericanDenial‬. This project combines educational and documentary style film screenings with powerful panel discussions on issues that impact our

Our Sacred Identities

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Lately, police violence, hate crimes, and institutional racism have flooded television coverage, newspaper articles, social media posts, and conversations on campus. Because of these narratives, I’ve become concerned over the power of stereotypes, violence, and trauma. In order to try

Right Where I Need to Be

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I still remember the way I felt. I received a phone call from Roberta, and I assumed it was to ask more questions or to schedule another interview. I was wrong. She called to offer me one of the Generation

2.15.15 – Ethnic Studies and Institutional Racism [Radio]

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This program discusses institutionalized racism and the importance of Ethnic studies in New Mexico. We’re joined by New Mexico State Senator Linda Lopez, who proposed a memorial this legislative session that would require every state-funded agency to adopt policies addressing

2.8.15 – Port to Port: Carnaval 2015!

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This program features an extended interview with Pilar and Frank Leto, the directors of Music and Dance: Carnaval 2015 “Port to Port” about love, dance, culture and identity. They’ll also be talking about the history of Carnaval and Afro-Cuban culture in

2.1.15 Food and Culture with the Powdrell’s [Radio]

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To honor the first day of Black History Month, 1st Year Generation Justice Fellow, Jason Fuller, spoke with the owners of Mr. Powdrell’s Barbeque House. We discussed food and culture in New Mexico, over the last 50 years, through the

1.25.15 Youth Voice at the Legislature [Radio]

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Generation Justice visited the Roundhouse on January 20th and spoke with youth from Deming, Peñasco, Española, Albuquerque, Isleta, and Truth or Consequences about the issues that are important to them during this year’s legislative session. Viviana Cruz, Sarah Faulkner, Kervin