Stories tagged: "racism"


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Arizona Hate Crimes Spiked in 2019; Experts Fear 2020 Could Be Worse

Hate crimes in Arizona bounced back in 2019 after a sharp drop the year before, and advocates say they fear the numbers are only going to continue to rise when the tumult of 2020 is reported.

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Hate Crimes Are up in Arizona, but the Story Isn’t That Simple

Hate crimes in Arizona increased by 26% in 2019, but experts say the numbers do not provide an accurate representation of incidents as participation is not required by law.

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You Can Now Take Free Chicano Studies Courses Online

Arizona once tried to ban ethnic studies in K-12 public schools, but the law was ruled discriminatory and unconstitutional.

While Kanye West may no longer wear the red hat, his history with Trump is fueling speculation about the GOP's role in his candidacy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Race, Mental Health, and Dirty Politics: The Complex Web of Kanye West’s Presidential Campaign

Whether Kanye West’s presidential campaign is real, a distraction, or something more sinister, it is already a complex story of race, mental health, political tricks, and personal ambition.

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ASU announced Sunday it has rescinded a dean’s job offer after students from her previous employer accused her of making racist and homophobic remarks.

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Joe Biden Demands Justice for George Floyd, Calls on Americans to Root Out Structural Racism

“The original sin of this country still stains our nation today, and sometimes, we manage to overlook it. We just push forward with a thousand other tasks in our daily life. But it’s always there."

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CNN Reporter and Crew Arrested on Live TV While Reporting on Minneapolis Protests

While living on air, Omar Jiménez — who identifies as Black and Latino — was handcuffed and led away, together with his team. Here's what happened.