Stories tagged: "protests"


Maxima Guerrero
While DACA Survives SCOTUS, One Recipient Was Just Threatened With Deportation

Although no charges were filed against her, Máxima Guerrero's arrest last month nearly landed her in an immigration detention center.

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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.

Memorial to Confederate soldiers outside Arizona's Capitol building
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.

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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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.

protester holding sign that says "Defund Phoenix Police"
Phoenix City Council Reschedules Budget Vote After Public Demands It Defunds Police

The vote was rescheduled after more than 600 people spent hours 110-degree weather to demand the council take steps towards police accountability.

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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.