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Phoenix’s Only Black-Owned Bookstore Sees ‘Dramatic Increase in Book Sales’

A renewed focus on social justice in the wake of police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd has seen sales soar at Black-owned bookstores.

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Here’s a Bunch of People Roasting Gov. Ducey

Gov. Doug Ducey received a lot of pushback for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Arizona, which has taken the form of lawsuits, protests, and memes.

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This North Phoenix Street Is Finally Losing Its Derogatory Name

The city of Phoenix has begun the process to change the name of a road that uses a demeaning term for indigenous Native American women.

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Why Does Arizona Have Eight Confederate Memorials? Here’s Where They Are.

Worldwide protests against racial injustice have renewed the debate over why some states still display memorials to the Confederate States of America.

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Powwows Move Online to Keep Indigenous Communities Together

Many Indigenous communities are taking dance, art, stories, food, and song online as a way to come together during pandemic.

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It’s Meatless Monday. Here Are Six Vegetarian Phoenix Restaurants Serving Up Takeout And Delivery.

Here’s how to support six Phoenix restaurants that are continuing to serve up meatless dishes during the coronavirus pandemic.

Anjanette Delgado, the author as a child.
Afrolatinos to Follow If You Are Looking For a Refreshing Perspective on Race

Move over beauty tutorials and cute dogs, Afrolatinos — often neglected and ignored when it comes to the struggles with racial identity — are using Instagram to make their voices heard.