Study, identify, and provide change by means of support, advocacy and resources relevant to the African American community.

Black History Month: Honoring the Past


Black Track: July 2023

We need you: Nominations from the public   Send in your nominations! The New Mexico Office of African American Affairs (NMOAAA) is an office by...

Deep Bench: June 2023

Deep Bench | June 2023 Issue This month will highlight African American Music Appreciation Month.   The Office of African American Affairs is...

The Pillars: July 2023

July 2023 Edition Community Development Black Community Engagement Now! Written by: Phillip King NM Office of African American Affairs This monthly...

Community Corner


“Health is Wealth” DID YOU NEED COVID TESTS?

As a part of OAAA’s Health is Wealth campaign, we will offer free Covid-19 tests and accurate vaccine information to community members and organizations. ONLY IN ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO!!
Please call before you come!!!!!!
Location to pick up the test: 310 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
Days to pick up COVID test: Tuesday & Thursday 3 pm-5 pm

We must go big or go home | By: Candace Bacchus Hollingsworth

On the For the People Act of 2021: We must go big or go home, was written by Candace Bacchus Hollingsworth, Co-Founder of Our Black Party. The editorial comments are provided by Erica Davis-Crump. She touches on the different aspects of the article and what it could potentially mean for Black New Mexicans. 

Data Hub 

The official launch of the Office of African American Affairs Data Hub. The Office of African American Affairs Data Hub is a repository of information that allows you to understand the Black population as it pertains to different indicators that affect the Black community.  To visit the Data Hub click here

Cornerstones of Entrepreneurship 

The Cornerstones of Entrepreneurship is a 5-part business series that provides multiple resources to help small Black owned businesses navigate NM. 



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