Stories tagged: "George Floyd"


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Pretty Much Everyone Is Now Calling for This Councilman’s Resignation Over ‘Despicable’ George Floyd Comments

Scottsdale City Councilman Guy Phillips was also rebuked in March for sharing misinformation about COVID-19.

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While The Push to Defund Phoenix Police Grows Stronger, Activists Want Officers Out of Schools

In addition to community demands that cities defund the police, students are asking district leaders to remove officers from campuses.

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Tucson-Based NASCAR Driver Alex Bowman Says Confederate Flag Ban Was The Right Move

“There’s no reason to have anything that makes anybody uncomfortable to come to a NASCAR race.”

FILE - In this June 1, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump departs the White House to visit outside St. John's Church, in Washington. Part of the church was set on fire during protests on Sunday night. Walking behind Trump from left are, Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  Milley says his presence “created a perception of the military involved in domestic politics.” He called it “a mistake” that he has learned from.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
America’s Top Military Official: ‘I Should Not Have Been’ at Trump’s Photo Op

Army Gen. Mark Milley said he was wrong to have accompanied the president on his June 1 walk through Lafayette Square to St. John’s Church, where Trump held a bible aloft in an awkward publicity stunt.

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The Backlash to Rep. Blackman’s Attacks on George Floyd Is Growing

Prominent justice reform groups have cut ties with Rep.Walt Blackman over his vocal opinion of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter.

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ASU Rescinds Dean’s Job Offer After Multiple Accusations of Racial and Sex Discrimination

ASU announced Sunday it has rescinded a dean’s job offer after students from her previous employer accused her of making racist and homophobic remarks.

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Record Number Of Phoenix Police Shootings Add Fuel To The Fire Of Protests

Phoenix police shot at more people in 2018 than police in New York City, a place with 7 million more residents.