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The Phoenix Union High School District is considering joining with districts nationwide in ending its contract to have police officers on campus.
Scottsdale City Councilman Guy Phillips was also rebuked in March for sharing misinformation about COVID-19.
The chief offered his resignation a day after the death went public. The city council and city manager would have to approve resignation.
Despite the Supreme Court recently strengthening LGBTQ protections in the workplace, healthcare discrimination is still possible in Arizona.
In addition to community demands that cities defund the police, students are asking district leaders to remove officers from campuses.
Worldwide protests against racial injustice have renewed the debate over why some states still display memorials to the Confederate States of America.