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Chicana & Chicano Studies Department UNM

  • New Mexico’s Chicano and Chicana culture has long been associated with Mexican roots and activists fighting for workers unions and land rights. But Chicanx culture is deeply influenced by African descendants, as are all the countries in the Americas. On the next Let’s Talk New Mexico we’ll hear about the rise of mixed identity, and how some New Mexicans honor their diverse mixed roots.
  • Dozens of people braved the 100-degree weather last Sunday in Roosevelt Park to remember the Chicano-led rebellion against police brutality and racism…
  • Let's Talk New Mexico 6/14 8a: Research shows when students learn about their own culture and history in school, it can keep them engaged, boost…
  • Mon. 4/2, 7p: Today, on Espejos de Aztlán we´ll talk about a long standing need at the University of New Mexico: a deeper investment and development of a…
  • Mon. 2/5, 7p: We´ll speak with UNM Associate Professor Michael Trujillo about New Mexican's history of slavery and the story of Salvador, a genízaro man…
  • Mon. 1/29, 7p: Honoring Black History Month, today we´ll have a conversation with Dr. Careaga Coleman hosted by Cristina Baccin about the Afro-Latino…
  • Sat. 6/3, 3:30p: FANDANGO Burqueño! Organizers & musicians will join us to share this community-based celebration of son jarocho, poetry, dance,…