PHOENIX - The NBA’s players briefly silenced their game to be heard, and now players and teams, including the Phoenix Suns, are teaming up to take action against social injustice.
PHOENIX – Arizona Cardinals star Patrick Peterson begins year-long “P2 Tuesdays,” serving his favorite meals to the people of UMOM.
PHOENIX – ASU says its social justice plan includes moves to hire more Black faculty, develop graduate and doctoral fellowships from underserved communities and build a multicultural space – a plan met with measured praise on Thursday.
New initiatives to protect the homeless from COVID-19 are the pandemic’s silver lining, providing a roadmap for better medical care, addiction treatment and housing.
WASHINGTON - As tens of thousands gathered in Washington Friday for the "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" anti-racism rally, organizers in Phoenix were preparing for their own "solidarity march" to protect police violence and recommit to Martin Luther King's ideals.
PHOENIX – Arizona Cardinals Coach Kliff Kingsbury canceled his team’s practice Thursday in reaction to the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
PHOENIX – The shooting of Jacob Blake led to protests around the country, including Arizona, where the Mercury and Cardinals postponed events.
PHOENIX - For any teen, a driver’s license is a rite of passage. But for Black teens in America, the freedom that comes with car keys also comes with “the talk”: The time when Black parents sit their children down to explain what to do if stopped by a police officer.
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court Tuesday rejected a long-simmering challenge to Proposition 123, the voter-approved 2016 measure that is set to redirect an estimated $3.5 billion to Arizona public schools over a decade.
PHOENIX – DACA recipient Johan Montes Cuevas was held in ICE custody for two days after videotaping police aggression from his vehicle.
Congressional Democrats unveiled a sweeping police reform bill Monday that would ban the use of chokeholds and make it easier to hold officers accountable, a bill that one Arizona police group blasted as "one-sided" and "disappointing."
PHOENIX – Protesters nationwide have expressed anger and frustration over racial inequities in the U.S. Cronkite News documents the protests held in Phoenix.