U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in cities across the country are alarming immigrant communities. Hundreds of Albuquerque community members found solace with each other Friday night at a candle-lit St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Sat 2/18 9a: This Saturday on The Children's Hour, the KUNM Kids explore Black history in America. We'll read poetry, and learn about how African Americans were forced to come to our country as slaves. With great music, a family events calendar, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club, and so much more. Join us from 9 to 10am every Saturday!
Sa 2/18, 12p: Carol Boss welcomes to Women's Focus: Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, Director of Enlace Comunitario and one of the founders of the grassroots campaign, Defend Our Neighbors, community organizer Sayrah Namaste, and Rachael Maestas with the ACLU of New Mexico.
New Mexico Judge Rules Against Underfunded Public Defenders —Associated Press A state district court judge in southeastern New Mexico has rejected arguments by public defense attorneys that they are too overloaded with work to provide adequate representation to poor defendants facing jail time.