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Courtesy by La Perla

Sat. 11/7: In this show, we share an interview conducted by Cristina Baccin with the Colombian musical group "La Perla" during their participation in WOMEX or Worldwide Music Festival (Budapest and Berlin, 21-25 October).

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, New Mexico made history by electing its first U.S. House delegation composed of all women of color. Yvette Herrell, Teresa Leger Fernandez and Deb Haaland also make up the largest ever all-woman House delegation to Congress.

The Mari-Luci Jaramillo Collection / National Hispanic Cultural Center

Mon. 4/13, 8p:  On Espejos de Aztlán, we honor Dr. Mari-Luci Jaramillo´s life and contributions to New Mexico, our nation and the world.  A native of Las Vegas, New Mexico, who advocated for civil rights become the first Latina to hold a United States ambassadorship.  

Courtesy of StormMiguel Florez

Before there was an internet, young lesbians in Albuquerque connected and found each other in public using a covert sonic signal. A documentary film celebrating that part of New Mexico’s Latina LGBTQ culture premieres in Albuquerque on Friday, Sept. 20. The film acknowledges and preserves a mostly unknown piece of local history.

Montezuma Publishing

Mon. 10/9, 7p: An interview with Prof. Rita Sánchez, co-editor with Prof. Sonia López of a book paying tribute to  61 legendary and contemporary women activists.  Starting from the cauldron of the civil and ethnic women´s rights movement of the second half of the twentieth century to the present, “Chicana Tributes” illustrates the contributions of Mexican American women to the rights movement.

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Sat. 5/20, 2p: Local band Hot Glue plays live on Raíces hosted by Cristina Baccin. They share their songs based on feminist stories highlighting historical heroines.

Photo: Adam Rubinstein / http://www.stoppeddown.studio

Mon.2/20, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de Nuevo México. We´ll listen to the powerful story of Albuquerque poet, Mercedez Holtry who talks about rooting identity into her craft. Mercedez, is born and raised in Albuquerque and is part of the up and in coming

Latinas Meet to Discuss Health Care

Nov 5, 2009
via technorati.com

Latinas from across the country met today in Albuquerque at a town hall meeting to discuss the health care issues that affect them.