“Race and Social Movements in New Mexico”
July 19, 2018
This talk is part of the educational programming related to People Powered: New Mexicans and Social Movements.
Aaron Dixon is the former captain of the Black Panther Party, Seattle Chapter. In Oakland, he worked in the BPP National Headquarters for six years as an assistant to Elaine Brown and Huey P. Newton. For 25 years, he worked for gang-involved and homeless youth. In 2006, he ran for the U.S. Senate as a Green Party candidate. He has traveled to Palestine with the African Heritage Delegation. Aaron Dixon is the author of My People are Rising (2012). He travels throughout the country speaking at college campuses and community centers. Aaron is working on his next book.