Stories tagged: "civil rights"


two Black women holding quilt with photos of relative who was killed by police
Phoenix Police Controversies May Have Sparked DOJ Probe Into the Department

The Justice Department will look into whether Phoenix police officers have used excessive force, abused people with disabilities, and engaged in other misconduct.

US Supreme Court
‘Truly a Sad Day’: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voter Suppression Laws

The conservative-controlled US Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s laws restricting third-party ballot collection and out-of-precinct voting.

City of Phoenix
‘Keep That Fire Burning:’ Remembering Phoenix Civil Rights Icon Calvin C. Goode

Calvin C. Goode was the second Black Phoenix city councilmember and the longest-tenured elected official. He died on Dec. 23 at 93.

Economic
Thousands March for Economic Justice During 2020 MLK March & Festival

Arizonans marched in downtown Phoenix Monday to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream for equality and economic justice.