A video posted on YouTube this morning shows the pain of five U.S.-citizen children are feeling because their undocumented mom was arrested six months ago. We dare you to watch the video (see below) and not be moved by the tears and pleas of these kids, two of whom go to Carl Hayden High School in ... More >>
About 200 people filed into the Carl Hayden High School auditorium in west Phoenix in search of answers on Monday evening, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allowed one of the most controversial provisions of SB 1070 to stand. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, councilmen Michael Nowakows ... More >>
Three down, one to go. The fight is not over in Arizona. Report instances of racial profiling. Those are among the messages coming from leaders within the local Latino community who gathered on the state Capitol lawn Monday morning following the U.S. Supreme Court decision on SB 1070. Community ... More >>
CNN Preview Wednesday evening at the Cronkite School. CNN is profiling a Valley high school as part of its Education in America series Sunday at 5 p.m. The Cronkite School of Journalism is hosting a special screening tomorrow at 7 p.m. downtown. The program focuses on the experience ... More >>
Gregory PrattPolice officers keep watch as the protest begins.An estimated crowd of two hundred students marched from Carl Hayden High School on 35th Avenue and Roosevelt Street to the State Capitol this afternoon, protesting Russell Pearce's SB 1160 and the continuing lack of opportunity for und ... More >>
From left, Zack de la Rocha, Little Joe, and Linda Ronstadt outside El Portal FridayI'm on my way down to Phoenix's Falcon Park, where one of the largest anti-Arpaio marches in history is now gathering, but I would be remiss if I didn't post a short note about the fundraiser at Maricopa County Super ... More >>
from Ernesto YerenaErnesto Yerena: The agit-prop Delacroix of the anti-Joe, pro-immigration reform movementIf the editors over at Phoenix's daily fishwrap had half a brain, they'd relegate their star columnist E.J. "Milksop" Montini to checking typos in the classifieds, and make Richard Ruelas his r ... More >>
A high school hoops phenom comes home a pro
For years, House minority leader Art Hamilton has used every trick in the book--the House rules book--to influence the Republican majority; now he's running for secretary of state
The Center for Agribusiness and Equine Science was supposed to help desegregate the Phoenix Union High School District. Now the same lawsuit that created it is shutting it down.
Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and her husband, Earl, have come out swinging against her challengers--real and imagined
Ric Orozco uses lowriders and a controversial take on Hispanic history to excite his art students. The Isaac School District wonders whether he's teaching art, or culture or either.
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