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Up in Smoke | 3.24.21

Close-up of a person smoking a cannabis joint.

Legalizing recreational cannabis was the hot ticket item of the recent New Mexico legislative session, but the last ditch effort to get it done – House Bill 12 – went up in smoke. Now, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is calling for a special legislative session to once and for all address legalization head-on. In this…

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New Book Shares Genízaro Slavery History in New Mexico


July 26, 2019 – Slavery was not just a practice in the American South. It was also extremely common in the Southwest United States, especially New Mexico. Native Americans were often captured and sold to Hispanic families, a practice that continued up to and beyond the Civil War. They were called genízaros. It is not…

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