Trayvon Martin shooting builds racial profiling conversations in New Mexico
Trayvon Martin's death made news across the globe. The death of Trayvon Martin made headlines across the country and sparked conversations about ever-so-present race. The University of New Mexico's Division for Equity and Inclusion, Men of Color Alliance (MOCA), UNM Men of Color Initiative (MOCI) and Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color organized the discussion ""How are Hoodies Suspicious?: Critical Issues Roundtable & Talking Circle on Education's Role in Criminalizing Men of Color"" on April 11, 2012 at the University. UNM graduate student 38-year-old Chris Ramirez is the project assistant with the Division of Equity and Inclusion and helped to organize the event. Ramirez, Theresa Williams, a 35,-year-old graduate student and community health major, and Patrick Barrett, 37-year-old a member of the Men of Color Alliance and a political science major, commented on why they attended the roundtable and what's needed to address the issue of racial profiling, as reported by Jodene A. Nerva and Alicia Frank Haviland of Dawn of Nation Today.
University of New Mexico, Native American Studies
racial profiling, Division of Equity and Inclusion, Men of Color Alliance, community health, Men of Color Initiative, Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color
Bowannie, Mary; Jodene A. Nerva; and Alicia Frank Haviland. "Trayvon Martin shooting builds racial profiling conversations in New Mexico." (2012). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/natv_dawn/14