Black History and Community
On that arc of the moral universe that we sure hope bends toward justice, it’s important that we celebrate and lift up our communities. That’s why the Black Lives Matter Our Black History March this weekend is all about community. Gather at the University Arena (otherwise known as “The Pit”) at noon on Saturday, Feb. 24, when organizers lead marchers through our neighborhoods to Dennis Chavez Community Center. Expect barbecue, vendors, performers, speakers and activities at the community center throughout the afternoon. All who support Black Lives Matter are welcome to this free event.
Saturday Feb 24, 2018
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Start at The Pit to participate and stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter march and then support local businesses, artists, performers and musicians.
OUR HISTORY, OUR WORDS, OUR WAY!!
Reclaiming the history and culture of all Black History, Culture, and Resistance against racism and oppression by becoming a power base affecting change.
This year we are challenging our communities to actively participate in our local elections process and create awareness towards the injustices and oppressions affecting our communities.
At Noon, We gather at the Pit and our Women will lead our March through our neighborhoods in a route to Dennis Chavez Community Center at 715 Kathryn SE to join in our Community BBQ with vendors, speakers, spoken word poetry, singers, dancers & music.
We will have Jumpers and Popcorn for the kids along with Dominoes and Spades for the adults.
Let's bring it back to OUR communities and neighborhoods, in OUR authentic and beautiful cultural ways of expression.
We wish to emphasize that this event is a safe environment, for all persons who choose to participate and stand in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter.