The Freedom to Connect

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Millions of us have been fighting for net neutrality for almost ten years. Whether it’s protests on the streets, panel discussions, or political meetings, media activists and organizers have helped give rise to the voices of millions of internet users

3.8.15 – PARCC Exam and Walkouts [Radio]

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From Las Cruces to Albuquerque and Santa Fe, young leaders across New Mexico are standing together against the ‪PARCC‬ exam. On this program, we bring you the voices of the student organizers and activists that participated in the ‪‎PARCC walkouts‬.

Serial: A Podcast about White Privilege

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                  I downloaded Serial, week by week, just like the other five million pairs of ears who were struck by this investigative journalism phenomenon. As a podcast, it blended our favorite parts of a crime drama

3.1.15 – Celebrating Black History Month – Roslyn M. Brock [Radio]

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Recently, we attended the 30th Annual Africana Studies at UNM ‪Black History Month‬ Kick-off brunch. The Keynote Speaker at this year’s brunch was Roslyn M. Brock. Ms. Brock is the Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the NAACP.

A Gun In Her Purse

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Last week, the student organization UNM Young Americans for Freedom, decided that it was time for the University of New Mexico to begin the debate about gun rights on campus. They used a recent sexual assault case on on campus,

#GJCultureStrong – Celebrating Ethnic Studies in New Mexico

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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

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

Torture is a Criminal Act

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“Six Guantanamo prisoners arrive in Uruguay after 12 years in US detention without charge.” I remember feeling sickened when I first read this headline. Guantanamo Bay is essentially an internment camp, and since the camp opened on January 11th, 2002,