Arts Sep 18Last studio recording of jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw released
"49th Parallel," a 1987 recording led by Canadian bassist Neil Swainson that features Shaw and tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, was made available this month.
Nation Aug 312 shootings, 2 days: In Kenosha, a microcosm of U.S. strife
The police shooting of a Black man, followed by the deaths of two protesters shot by a white teenager, have made Kenosha, Wisconsin, a microcosm of a nation wracked over racial inequity, policing and public safety.
Nation Aug 31Kenosha on edge as Trump visit looms amid tensions
Trump is scheduled to tour the damage Tuesday and meet with law enforcement as demonstrators call for an officer to face attempted murder charges in the shooting of Jacob Blake.
Politics Aug 11Poor People’s Campaign eyes low-income voters in 13 states
The campaign inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s last organizing effort says new data suggest low-income voters in key states could swing some U.S. Senate races.
Nation Jun 30Spanish colonial monuments fuel racial strife in U.S. Southwest
Spain's enduring hold over the territory that is now New Mexico made it unlike other areas in the Southwest and opened the door for memorializing the Spanish influence.
Arts Jun 30Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82
Anaya came onto the scene with his breakthrough work, "Bless Me, Ultima," in 1972. The novel about a young Mexican American boy's relationship with an older curandera, or healer, influenced a generation of Latino writers.
Politics Jun 03Primary wins put New Mexico closer to all-female U.S. House delegation
New Mexico Democrats nominated two Latinas and a Native American woman in primaries on Tuesday. Republican voters also nominated a member of the Cherokee Nation and a Hispanic woman for two of those races.
Nation Jun 02Childhood inequities worst for black and Native American communities, report says
A Save the Children report released Tuesday found that children in the most disadvantaged counties die at rates up to five times of children elsewhere in the same state.
Arts May 26Jimmy Cobb, ‘Kind of Blue’ drummer for Miles Davis, dies
Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis' 1959 "Kind of Blue" groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday.
Nation Feb 03Iranian Americans fear ‘othering’ as U.S.-Iran tensions escalate
Iranian Americans across the U.S. say they are experiencing renewed anxiety since the U.S. and Iran traded threats and military strikes.