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

Black History Month: Honoring the Past


The Black Track: May 5, 2023

Essential workers: Teachers of the African Diaspora Teachers are the backbone of our society   The word essential has been amplified throughout...

Deep Bench: April 2023

Deep Bench | April 2023 Issue The Office of African American Affairs is proud to use our platform to recognize the many Black professionals...

The Pillars: April, 2023

April 2023 Edition Community Development   Minority Health Month Written by: Joshua Bradshaw 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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