Lalo Alcaraz is a nationally syndicated cartoonist and author of “La Cucaracha,” a daily comic strip that appears in the Santa Fe New Mexican . He was also a cultural consultant for the new Pixar-Disney movie Coco , and he'll give a talk at the University of New Mexico's Woodward Hall, Thursday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m.
Let's Talk New Mexico 3/1, 8a: After 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month, the national conversation has turned again to gun regulations and how to prevent mass shootings. What do we know from public health research about policies that could prevent gun violence? Do New Mexicans support measures like universal background checks or gun violence restraining orders? Are your views on gun rights or gun control represented in the political process?
Sat. 2/24 12p: Join host Pamelya Herndon for a special tribute to Black History Month. Our guests will be Dr. Cynthia Warrick , President of Stillman College and Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President of Benedict College, the first African American women to serve as President of these Historically Black Colleges. We'll also be joined on the show by Melisande Short-Colomb, one of the descendants of the 272 slaves that Georgetown Priests sold in 1838 to help pay off Georgetown University's debt....
New Mexico Governor Says Schools Could Use Retired Officers – The Associated Press New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says schools could utilize retired police officers for campus security as a cost-effective approach to make schools safer.