Alibi V.20 No.24 • June 16-22, 2011 
Spc. Adam Jarrell was stationed in Afghanistan for a year with New Mexico’s National Guard. During that time, someone hung a noose outside his sleeping quarters, according to a complaint filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

News Feature

Return Fire

Soldier files a racism complaint about his superiors

Adam Jarrell has wanted to be in the military since he was a kid. So his treatment in Afghanistan came as quite a shock, he says. During his yearlong deployment, he was subject to racial slurs and threats of physical violence, according to a complaint. Jarrell says someone even hung a noose outside his sleeping quarters.

Answer Me This

What do you know about last week?
Heron Lake
Elizabeth W. Hughes

Get Out!

To the North Country

When the hazy Albuquerque skyline started to look like a yellowed Polaroid print, the Alibi’s travel writer decided to head for cooler climes beneath the pines at Heron Lake State Park.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happens to someone else.

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Please Don't Name it Tom Braidy

World’s Longest Braid

Witness a Guinness Book World Record attempt for the longest textile braid and make history with an interactive braiding bar for public participation.
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Image by Clarke Condé

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Planting Day

Help plant over 300 trees at the 3rd Annual Bosque Planting Day on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9:30am to 3pm. RSVP by emailing Alejandría at alyons01@unm.edu, grab your gardening gloves and get on down to Bosque Cultural Healing Garden Project for a day of reforestation with volunteers revitalizing the Albuquerque Bosque. It’s free and open to arborists of all ages.

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