Haillie ParkerNews Reporter, Phoenix
Haillie Parker is a multimedia journalist and master’s student who expects to graduate in December 2020. Her background in acting sparked her passion for storytelling, and she was a News21 fellow in summer 2020.
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.
PHOENIX – ASU, NAU and UArizona grapple with the coronavirus with similar but separate approaches to COVID-19 to tests, teaching and telling the public what they’re doing.
PHOENIX – Health officials Wednesday warned of a “staggering” death toll in Arizona as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rise unabated.
PHOENIX – The polls are open in Arizona: Mail-in ballots and early voting make it unlikely presidential results will be announced tonight. Many have speculated whether this could be the year the battleground state swings blue for the first time since ’96.
PHOENIX – Election advocates deploy social media, handwritten notes and even dating apps to reach young voters for the 2020 election.
PHOENIX – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said there was only one case of COVID-19 in a 24-hour period but warned of a possible spike in the wake of the three-day Labor Day weekend.
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.