Antique dealers see controversial African-American memorabilia as part of history
MESA – Visitors to antique shops on Main Street in Mesa will see stores crammed with primarily benign American memorabilia. A 19th century record player, a vintage 1990s Barbie, or a campaign button promoting Richard Nixon for president line the shelves.
DACA renewals come to a close, those affected look to the future
PHOENIX - Jazmin Nuñez was born in the United States, and therefore is a citizen — but her sister is not. That’s why for the past month, Nuñez has worked hard to help people do what her own sister can’t: renew their DACA status.
Chinese community carries on concurrent suits in further attempts to save cultural center
PHOENIX — Members of Arizona’s Chinese community are facing an uncertain resolution when it comes to the future of their beloved cultural center. On Tuesday, a federal judge decided not to grant the Arizona Foundation for Chinese Religious Rights, or AFCRR, an injunction it sought halting any new construction on the site.
In the face of tragedy, Phoenix community offers a message of love
PHOENIX — Jose Guadalupe Conchas stood in front of five candles adorned with black roses, and carefully lit each one as a symbolic tribute to the recent string of disasters, natural and man-made.
Hate crimes involving anti-Semitism on the rise in Arizona
PHOENIX - A woman woke up one morning and found the menorah adorning her yard had been twisted into a symbol of hate overnight: a swastika.
Bilingual open mic night speaks to a community hungry to connect through language
TEMPE -Sexual assault. S.B. 1070. Cultural Identity.
A cleaner Santa Cruz River helps Tucson community connect
TUCSON - Jason Ground has two main reasons to enjoy the stretch of the “new” Santa Cruz River that runs through Tucson.
Chinese community fights back for its cultural center
PHOENIX – Dozens of voices were heard during Tuesday’s Phoenix City Council meeting, where a large number of members from the Valley’s Chinese community came out in defense of the cultural center they say is ground zero for their community in the Valley.
Trump’s DACA decision brings tears, uncertainty, determination for recipients
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program constructed under the Obama Administration.
DACA: The process and the impact of its possible removal
PHOENIX — In a waiting game full of anxiety and uncertainty, thousands of DACA recipients in Arizona are waiting to see if the Trump administration will rescind the program that has allowed them to stay legally in the country they call home.
Phoenix Chinese community shocked by sale of cultural center property
PHOENIX – Members of the Chinese community in the Valley say they were caught off guard by the sudden sale of the property where their cultural center is located.
City prepares, reacts to Trump’s rally in downtown Phoenix
PHOENIX – One downtown Phoenix group estimated 25,000 people will converge in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday – both to support and oppose – President Donald Trump at his rally. He plans to appear at 7 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center.