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Affirmative action on California’s ballot again, echoing Arizona’s debate in 2010

Affirmative action is on the ballot in California in 2020, and every professional sports team in Northern California recently endorsed Proposition 16.


‘We 22’: Black leaders in ASU Athletics act to empower student athletes beyond the field

The death of George Floyd lent new urgency to a new pledge, We 22, named for 22 Black members of ASU’s athletic department who will undertake seven actions that include spurring voting and activism, encourage ethnic studies and bolster economic education.


Cardinals mulling pregame tone after NFL opener featured boos

PHOENIX - From social justice issues to a dynamic offense featuring Hopkins, Murray, Fitzgerald, the Arizona Cardinals’ 2020 season is one to watch.


Fleeing chaos, Venezuelans flock to Panama but struggle to find work

PANAMA CITY, Panama – 150,000 Venezuelans have fled to Panama, where they are reshaping the country’s labor force and cultural life.


Chadwick Boseman’s death reveals cancer disparities in the Black community

African Americans have the highest mortality rate for all cancer combined, and Chadwick Boseman’s recent death has encouraged conversations about getting screened.


Nearly 1,000 fans OK’d to attend Phoenix Rising match at Casino Arizona Field

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising will make history Friday as the first professional sports team in Arizona to welcome fans back in-stadium following the COVID-19 shutdown.


Coyotes’ Gila River Arena will be used as voting center for General Election

PHOENIX - The Coyotes announced Gila River Arena will be used as a polling place from Oct. 28 to Nov. 3 for the upcoming election.


Nearly three-quarters of youth behind bars suffer from mental health issues

Kids in the juvenile justice system struggle with mental health issues at higher rates, yet they often don’t receive treatment.


Youth of color disproportionately represented in the justice system

Youth across the country commit the same types of crime, but disparities affecting young people of color have continued to grow.


Rio Salado restoration efforts get boost with federal ‘partnership’ designation

WASHINGTON - Federal officials on Tuesday named a 58-mile stretch of the Lower Salt and Gila rivers an Urban Waters Federal Partnership location, a designation that could bring millions in funding to efforts to revitalize the stressed Valley waterway.


Diamondbacks’ day of trades including fun-loving, beard-wearing Archie Bradley

PHOENIX – Arizona Diamondbacks shake up franchise, trade away Archie Bradley and Robbie Ray.


‘Hit twice as hard’: Children with disabilities face onslaught of challenges

Children with disabilities are more likely to enter the juvenile justice system because of harsh school disciplinary practices.