Stories tagged: "representation"

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Prominent Arizona Lawyer Confirmed to the Federal Appeals Court in Phoenix

Roopali gained prominence after arguing various cases for the state of Arizona, including suing the State Senate Republican leadership over the partisan audit of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results.

Report: About 6M Adults Identify as Afro Latino in the US

About 6 million adults in the United States identify as Afro Latino, a distinction with deep roots in colonial Latin America, according to a new report by Pew Research Center.

Jamal Brooks-Hawkins and Alexia Roberts
Black ASU Students Speak About the Barriers They’ve Faced and How to Improve Representation

The Copper Courier spoke with three Black students about what they’ve accomplished, as well as how they’ve been negatively impacted because of their race. 

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
Indigenous News Outlets, Nonprofits Drive Deeper Coverage

Native American communities have seen more robust news coverage in recent years, in part because of an increase in Indigenous reporting.

AP Photo/Matt York
Arizona’s Judges Are Overwhelmingly White Men. What Does That Mean for Defendants?

The Arizona Advocacy Foundation report shows Arizona judges don’t represent those they serve. A new report shows that Arizona’s judges are overwhelmingly white men—a vast overrepresentation compared to the state’s increasingly diverse population. Approximately 91% of judges are white, and 66% are men, according to the 2021 report from the Arizona Advocacy Foundation.  Only six...

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Phoenix School District Moves to Have Student Representatives on Its Governing Board

A student from Tillman Middle School will be selected every semester to serve on the board and advocate on behalf of their peers.