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A unique look at race in America through the stories of artists, entrepreneurs, educators and otherwise really cool people! The series takes a provocative look at what it's really like to survive and thrive in a society that has been built without people of color in mind. Hosted by Dr. Frank Mirabal, a musician, storyteller, public servant, and 12th generation New Mexican.

A unique look at race in America through the stories of artists, entrepreneurs, educators and otherwise really cool people! The series takes a provocative look at what it's really like to survive and thrive in a society that has been built without people of color in mind. Hosted by Dr. Frank Mirabal, a musician, storyteller, public servant, and 12th generation New Mexican.
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A unique look at race in America through the stories of artists, entrepreneurs, educators and otherwise really cool people! The series takes a provocative look at what it's really like to survive and thrive in a society that has been built without people of color in mind. Hosted by Dr. Frank Mirabal, a musician, storyteller, public servant, and 12th generation New Mexican.

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English

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5052208411


Episodes

Psychadelic State: Jak Bailey

5/12/2019
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In this episode, we preview the new album Psychadelic State by Jak, discuss that time Rick James gave him a "noogie", and explore the 20 year history of the group Soul Divine. Jak Bailey is a singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist with major label album credits and shared stage experience with James Brown, Buddy Miles, Lakeside, and the Dazz Band.

Duration:00:44:39

The Latino Vote

4/14/2019
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Dr. Gabe Sanchez shares his insights on the Latino vote, immigration, and health care policy as a key driver to the 2020 presidential election. Dr. Sanchez is a Professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico and also serves as the Executive Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy and Co-Director of the Institute of Policy, Evaluation and Applied Research (IPEAR) at the University of New Mexico. Sanchez was formerly the Director of Research, and...

Duration:00:45:03

Creative Placemaking: A conversation with Carlos Contreras

3/31/2019
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In this episode, we discuss creative placemaking, artists in government, and the gig economy. Carlos Contreras is a national champion poet, artist, and public servant. He currently serves as the Director of Marketing and Innovation in the Mayor's Office for the City of Albuquerque.

Duration:00:40:12

Duke City Diaries

3/17/2019
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Frank Blazquez and John Acosta, creators of the docuseries Duke City Diaries, provide an unfiltered look at life on the streets of Albuquerque. In this episode, we delve deep into the stories of the 'hood and how these stories represent tragedy, truth, and redemption. Frank and John also provide useful insight for up-and-coming creators as they develop their passion for film and the arts.

Duration:00:42:00

Lorenzo Antonio

3/4/2019
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From childhood star to his return back to Mexico, Lorenzo Antonio's musical journey spans over 30 years. In this episode, we discuss the rich musical legacy of his family, the current state of the music business, his collaboration with the late Juan Gabriel, and his recent return to Mexico.

Duration:00:48:04

Native Women Lead!

2/18/2019
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Check out Episode 2 of Portraits in Color with my very special guest Vanessa Roanhorse, President/CEO of Roanhorse Consulting and Co-Founder of Native Women Lead. We will be discussing her work with entrepreneurs in tribal communities, the challenge of accessing capital in communities of color, and the historic election of Native women to congress.

Duration:00:47:05

What the Heck is Tequity?

2/4/2019
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In this episode, Charles Ashley III talks candidly about the state of the tech industry from an African-American founder's perspective. We will also discuss government cheese, the Chicago Bears, mishaps with man-made "Slip n Slides" and what the term "fail forward" really means to entrepreneurs of color. Enjoy!

Duration:00:44:21

Portraits in Color Preview

2/3/2019
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Welcome to the Portraits in Color Preview! In this short, less than 5 minute edition, I will describe why I chose to do the series, and give a sneak peak of the type of content I will be covering. Enjoy and help spread the word! -Dr. Frank

Duration:00:04:14