The efforts, and backlash, of Phoenix Police Department’s handling of mental health scenarios is being highlighted.
‘Yelp’-like reviews for social justice? ASU civil rights center seeks ways to target systemic inequality
PHOENIX – Ehsan Zaffar, a federal civil rights lawyer, is leading the initiative for a civil rights center at Arizona State University.
PHOENIX – Desert Action Medical Network is a group of street medics – from paramedics to people with basic first-aid knowledge – who have attended more than 80 protests in metro Phoenix, offering medical care to more than 60 people.
Invisible chapters: Writing the Black community into stories of libraries, bookstores and publishing
TUCSON – The Kindred program at Tucson’s main library is one solution to a lack of African American representation in libraries, on bookshelves and at publishing houses.
FLAGSTAFF – Marvel releases new comic book about indigenous heroes
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld a Tucson man's conviction and sentence on child pornography charges, rejecting his argument that procedural problems at trial kept him from presenting his defense.
PHOENIX – St. Mary’s Food Bank and Local First Arizona partner with local governments to provide meals to those in need this holiday season.
PHOENIX – Images of patients with dark skin are hard to come by in both research and textbooks, and that’s created inequities in the field of dermatology for patients of color – a problem highlighted during COVID-19.
WASHINGTON - A field in Washington flutters with more than 200,000 white flags, one for each person killed in the U.S. by COVID-19. The artist behind the exhibit hopes it the sometimes-numbing numbers real as cases surge in Arizona and across the U.S.
PHOENIX – Arizona mental health providers say virtual care is effective, although there are some difficulties.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act - again - in a case advocates say could affect health coverage for up to 233,000 Arizonans if the law is overturned. Arizona is part of the suit trying to reverse the law.
PHOENIX – Some 38 million people with disabilities were eligible to vote in this year’s election, but they face unique challenges in ensuring their ballots get cast and counted.