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How Juneteenth Brings Generations of Black New Mexicans Together

6.14.24 In the second of three conversations about celebrating Juneteenth, Ron Wallace talks about his work covering Black communities at the magazine he founded, The Perspective, before Rev. Dr. Charles E. Becknell tells Lou about the importance of protecting the holiday’s festivities from becoming commercialized. 

Correspondent: Lou DiVizio 


Marsha K. Hardeman, Professor, Africana Studies, University of New Mexico  

Rev. Dr. Charles E. Becknell, Sr., Pastor Emeritus of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Rio Rancho  

Ron Wallace, Publisher, ‘The Perspective’  

Tim Green IV, Culture Change Leader, City of Albuquerque 

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‘Community Juneteenth 2024’ – Black Chamber of Commerce New Mexico