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.
BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – For the hundreds of migrants in a Panamanian migrant camp, a nearby river provides their drinking water and bathwater – and serves as their toilet – leading to illness.
Many experts agree Latino, Indigenous and Hispanic youth are misidentified and poorly counted in county, state and national statistics due to inconsistencies in definitions, categories or even having the option to self-identify at all.
PANAMA CITY, Panama – Nicaraguans fleeing political and economic conditions in their country are moving south to Panama, against the normal tide of immigration in the hemisphere.
BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.
PHOENIX – The local chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy said it removed the monuments to be cleaned after they were vandalized.
WASHINGTON – House Democrats released a 547-page action plan outlining goals and legislation for combatting the climate change crisis.
PHOENIX - One in three Navajo Nation residents don’t have a sink or toilet, according to DigDeep’s Navajo Water Project. Chris Long and his foundation have pledged $100,000 to improve water access for the Navajo Nation.
PHOENIX – Cubans seeking political asylum are increasingly taking a long, dangerous, intercontinental journey.
PHOENIX - Arizona Native American voices respond to the news of the Washington team name change.
PHOENIX – Amid pressure from sponsors, Washington’s NFL team is undergoing discussions to change its name, a move prominent voices in the Arizona Native American community feel is overdue.
PHOENIX - Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs led a group of Republican lawmakers to demand that schools reopen as usual in the fall, the latest salvo in a days-long Trump administration campaing on the issue - a move that educators overwhelmingly oppose without proper COVID-19 safeguards in place.