The Justice Department is stopping by Maricopa County during tomorrow's elections just to make sure no one's being racist to an illegal degree.The agency announced this morning that it's sending federal observers to three cities in Alabama, as well as Maricopa County to make sure everyone's complyin ... More >>
Food Network MagazineThe Salsiccia from The Parlor PizzeriaFrom Birmingham, Alabama, to Laramie, Wyoming, Food Network Magazine recently completed a cross-country road trip to discover the best slices in every state.
The Arizona winner? The Salsiccia From The Parlor Pizzeria in Central Phoe ... More >>
Digital SummerLocal hard melodic rock band Digital Summer, whom we profiled in 2008, continues making strides outside Arizona.After having a local hit with their song "Just Run" (which made the rotation at 98 KUPD for seven weeks) and touring with national acts like Sevendust and Drowning Pool, D ... More >>
When Phoenix metalcore band The Word Alive told a New Times reporter it was "about time" the year-old band got signed it was clear the guys were either really smart or really cocky.It's apparently the former: The band's new full-length, Deceiver, landed at #96 on the Billboard Top 100. They're no ... More >>
Remember Gary Donahoe, the Superior Court judge accused late last year of "bribery" by County Attorney Andrew Thomas and Sheriff Joe Arpaio?
Though that skanky dog of a case was dropped before it really ever got going (we never will forget this press conference), the boys succeeded in ... More >>
Center for New CommunityThe ad comparing Arpaio to Bull Connor, which ran in Thursday's RepublicSheriff Joe received a little support today from an unlikely source, the Rev. Oscar Tillman, President of the Maricopa County branch of the NAACP.I contacted Rev. Tillman to ask his opinion of a half-page ... More >>
Rev. Sharpton at Pilgrim Rest, early Friday morning
Today the Reverend Al Sharpton achieved what no one else has achieved before in Arizona's civil rights struggle for the undocumented: the bringing together of African Americans and Latinos on the issues of racial profiling, immigration r ... More >>
That Format-size hole in the heart of Phoenix music fans is about to get a little healing. Fun, the new NYC-based project by The Format's Nate Ruess, with ex-Anathallo multi-instrumentalist Andrew Dost and Steel Train's Jack Antonoff, will embark on a 34-date tour with Manchester Orchestra tomorrow ... More >>
Dennis Gilman's video of the Saturday march, featuring Shannon Rivers of the Akimel O'odham people.
Gilman's video of the Saturday anti-Arpaio protest led by Zack de la Rocha is particularly cool because of an address he captured at the beginning of the march, given by Shannon Rivers of the Akimel ... More >>
It loves the Napster a little too much...The New York Times has one thing correct. Once Janet Napolitano has boarded her flight for D.C., Hispanics in Arizona are right to be fearful of a ramped-up, czarist Russian-style pogrom, with little concern for their civil rights, be they citizens or no ... More >>
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