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Black Lives Matter Protests

June 5, 2020 – Correspondent Megan Kamerick talks with a protest organizer, an educator, and a city leader about the struggle of Black Lives Matter organizers to separate their message from broader anger and especially from violence. The group also discusses what successful systemic change looks like to the Black community. 

Megan Kamerick

Keiran Freeman, Organizer 
Finnie Coleman, President, UNM Faculty Senate 
Giovanna Burrell, Culture Change Leader, City of Albuquerque Office of Equity and Inclusion 

Workshop Information 

Community Conversations: LGBTQ-Equality & Intersectionality 

Tuesday, June 30th: 4:30pm-6:30 pm 

  • Description:A digital panel of 3-4 community members from various race/ethnic groups that will discuss diversity, equity, inclusion topics specific to their community and perspective Community Conversations going forward will evolve to include LGBTQ, Disability, Immigrant/Refugee, and other cultural community members. This month we will focus on LGBTQ-Equality & Intersectionality. This learning opportunity is for all learners who are new to race and equity conversations and those who have been introduced.   

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For Further Reading:  
NAACP/The Links Inc. Statement on Collective Outrage Over Floyd Murder 
Why the U.S. Protests Matter to the WorldWashington Post 
YNMG & COVID: Black Lives Matter in Albuquerque – KUNM 
The Racist Roots of American Policing: From Slave Patrols to Traffic Stops The Conversation 
Franklin CEO Has “Zero Tolerance” for Racism After Cooper FiringBloomberg 
How White Parents Can Talk to Their Kids About Race NPR 
Talking To White Kids About Race And Racism Safe Space Radio