A sister, who wished to remain anonymous, prays as a fire engulfs the garage of Robert J. Gibson Autosales on 4th street on March 18. According to a report by Albuquerque Fire Rescue the source of the fire was a trash fire that spread to the building. Long term resident of the area, Anna Martinez, neighbors witnessed homeless individuals setting personal items on fire in the alley moments before. Martinez also said homeless individuals in the area have had a history of taking shelter in nearby abandoned homes and of breaking into neighbors houses. No one was harmed because of the fire, and the fire appeared to be contained to one part of the building.
Amani King-Thomas, 4, and Caeri Thomas wait for speakers to take the stage at Tiguex Park for the March for Our Lives event on March 24, 2018.
Skye Gullatt, raises her fist during a Black Lives Matter march held in downtown Albuquerque on Sept. 22, 2017. The march drew close to 400 participants.
Arthur Bell raises his arms as protesters chant “hands up don’t shoot” during the Black Lives Matter March on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.Participants marched through Downtown before stopping at the roundabout on 8th Street.
The Correa family attempt to embrace through the steel bars of the Anapra border wall between the U.S. and Mexico on Dec. 10, 2017. Each family had three minutes to talk and embrace each other.
Balloons are released on both sides of the border wall on Dec. 10, 2017 from the Border Dreamers Alliance to represent all the DACA beneficiaries that have been deported.
Patricia LoCicero a retired teacher holds an American flag with weathered baby shoes at the Families Belong Together Rally at the Albuquerque Civic Plaza on June 30, 2018. “I used to be a teacher, and I taught a lot of immigrant children. Children are children that’s why I’m here today.”
A demonstrator holds a sign as riot police stand behind her Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at UNM Main Campus. Hundreds of protesters rallied together against the controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos, causing riot police to be deployed against protesters.
APD stand guard during a protest against the controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos outside the SUB on Jan. 27, 2017.