Beat: Impact: Equity


Rose Kaur Sodhi, a medical resident at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, stands for a portrait Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Los Angeles. Rose, Balbir Singh Sodhi’s niece, was a second grader getting ready for a relative’s birthday party when her family learned of her uncle’s murder. “We knew something was terribly wrong because my dad came home crying. I had never seen that before,” she said of her father and Balbir’s brother, Rana Singh Sodhi, who became a well-known figure in the Sikh American community and taught her to share her family’s story and advocate for peace. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Two Decades Later, Young Sikhs Still Struggle With Post-Sept. 11 Discrimination

The FBI listed 67 anti-Sikh crimes in 2020, the highest annual number since the bureau created a category to track hate crimes against Sikhs in 2015.

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The Census Says This Latino City in Arizona Shrank. Its Leaders Plan to Appeal.

The Census Bureau put Somerton's official population at 14,197 people, not the 20,000 that the mayor expected.

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Physicians, Pro-Choice Advocates Sue Over Laws Criminalizing Some Abortions in Arizona

Arizona doctors and abortion rights advocates are suing to block what they’re calling “drastic” and unlawful abortion proposals that were passed by Republican lawmakers earlier this year.

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Food Delivery Companies Wanted to Support Black-Owned Restaurants. Arizona’s Attorney General Deemed It Discrimination

Postmates, UberEats, and DoorDash will no longer waive or discount delivery fees for Black-owned restaurants.