I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
KNME’s ‘The Line’ panel discusses swastika branding in Farmington
On last Friday’s episode of KNME’s New Mexico in Focus, “The Line” opinion panel discussed a recent case in which three Farmington men were charged with a hate crime after allegedly branding a swastika into the arm of a young mentally challenged Navajo man.
Host Gene Grant led NMI’s Marjorie Childress, Larry Ahrens, Laura Sanchez and Jim Scarantino through a conversation about the Navajo Human Rights Commission’s efforts to improve race relations in Farmington and whether the incident was a rare event or part of a larger pattern.