Stories tagged: "protest"


Photo by Christopher Scragg, Cronkite News.
Communities Demand Solutions on Cops and COVID. Leaders Don’t Have Many Answers.

Cities were already grappling with the impact of COVID-19 when protests brought demands to address the fractured police relationship with their communities.

Graphic via Tania Lil for COURIER.
A CEO, Former Cop, and Mom. Here Are Some of the Arizonans Who Support the Protests.

As a Latinx woman and ally of the Black Lives Matter movement, Emma Galligan, 20, of Tucson, found a place to use her voice: the streets of downtown Phoenix.

Arizona National Guardsmen disembark from military vehicles near the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Phoenix, where there have been several days of protests over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by Minneapolis police.
Hundreds More National Guard Troops Descend on Arizona After Trump’s Call for Violence Against Protesters

Lawmakers say Trump's call for "an overwhelming law enforcement presence" will only lead to more violence against protesters.

Photo by Markus Winkler
Sheriffs Once Again Defy Governor’s Order for Arizonans to Stay Home

Gov. Doug Ducey’s sudden curfew imposed on Arizonans following a series of mostly peaceful protests. Here’s how mayors and law enforcement responded.

People gather at a police precinct during a protest for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Charged With 3rd Degree Murder

“That’s less than four days," Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said, referring to the time between the killing and Chauvin’s arrest.

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Why Truckers Showed Up and Blasted Their Horns At Trump

The protest, organized by trucker Rick Santiago, was held to express truckers’ frustration over shipping rates that they say are so low that they can’t make a living.

Graphic via Tania Lili for COURIER
‘CEOs Don’t Care About Our Lives’: These Essential Workers Are Walking Off Their Jobs Today

It's International Workers' Day, and these employees are fighting for their rights.