Around 20 people walked into the Mayor’s office, put up yellow “crime scene” tape and sat on the floor chanting for officers involved in killings and incidents of brutality to be fired, arrested and jailed.
The first Trans March in Albuquerque’s history took place on May 29 as part of this year’s Pride activities.
On May 5 anti-police brutality activists and community members in Albuquerque effectively shut down the City Council meeting and reconvened it as a People’s Meeting.
On three occasions within a month, Albuquerque's Nosh Deli was vandalized with stickers bearing racist and anti-Semitic slurs.
"I was greatly offended that the VA store would sell items promoting an entertainment group that clearly stands for racism and bigotry."
Reaping the harvest of decades of struggle for equal rights 18 states now recognize the right of same-sex couples to marry, most recently New Mexico and Utah.
Dec. 5 was a nationwide day of strikes by fast food workers in cities across the U.S. Liberation News was there in the streets to bring these reports.
On Nov. 29, the day after the Thanksgiving holiday, known as “Black Friday,” protesters gathered at as many as 1,500 Walmarts across the U.S. to show support for Walmart workers’ struggle.
The people of Albuquerque, N.M., on Nov. 19, defeated an unconstitutional anti-choice initiative that had been put up to a vote on a special election ballot.
Almost 300 people came together in Albuquerque’s downtown on Aug. 20 to mobilize against a referendum that would ban abortions in the city after 20 weeks of pregnancy.