Stories tagged: "Social Justice"


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Phoenix’s Only Black-Owned Bookstore Sees ‘Dramatic Increase in Book Sales’

A renewed focus on social justice in the wake of police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd has seen sales soar at Black-owned bookstores.

FILE - In this June 8, 2020, file photo, is a monument to the region's Confederate troops at a public plaza adjacent to the state Capitol in Phoenix. Two Confederate monuments on Arizona state property, including one at the Capitol, have been removed. A spokeswoman for the Arizona Department of Administration confirmed Thursday, July 23, 2020, that the memorials were taken down overnight and returned to the United Daughters of the Confederacy. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Sends Confederate Monuments Back to Daughters of Confederacy

Two Confederal monuments donated to the state decades ago have been removed from public spaces and returned to the organization that donated them.

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Ice Cube Just Asked Tucson to Take Another Look at Their Police-Filming Ordinance

A unanimous vote in favor of an ordinance designed to curb the filming of crime scenes has received an outpouring of criticism online.

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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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.

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Latinos Could Save This Country. But First, We Must Conquer Our Racism Against Black Americans.

In spite of being the two most powerful voting minorities in the U.S., African Americans and Latinos have a common enemy. Hint: It is not each other.