PHOENIX – According to SABR, there has been a decline of African American players in MLB nearly every year since 1981, and by 2016 that number plummeted to 6.7%, the lowest percentage since 1957.
WASHINGTON – The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policy implementations in American history – but it was not an isolated incident.
PHOENIX – Google’s self-driving company, Waymo, introduced a fully driverless ride hailing service to parts of the East Valley this fall. Arizona in Focus looks at how today’s decisions will shape the future of autonomous vehicles.
WASHINGTON - The slate of 11 Democratic electors who will cast Arizona's Electoral College votes Monday for President-elect Joe Biden includes, for the first time, leaders of three tribes: the Gila River Indian Community, Navajo Nation and Tohono O'odham Nation.
WASHINGTON - Offices across the country are canceling holiday parties, finding ways to celebrate virtually or with other COVID-19 safeguards in place. Just 23% of businesses said they plan a year-end party this year, a reversal from the 76% who did so last year.
WASHINGTON - Activists worry that the Trump administration has fast-tracked the final environmental impact statement for the massive Resolution Copper mine, a project planned for lands near Superior that are claimed as sacred by the San Carlos Apache.
PHOENIX - A look at how the City of Phoenix is handling the usage of athletic fields and parks after reopening in early October.
Across the U.S., Black advocates are working to combat food allergy disparities in children of color and push for action to help.
Phoenix Rising take on San Diego Loyal, the club that protested an opposing player’s use of a racial slur and forfeited a point.
Affirmative action is on the ballot in California in 2020, and every professional sports team in Northern California recently endorsed Proposition 16.
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.