U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow's recent order spanking Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Arpaio's Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan mainly dealt with Sheridan and Arpaio's contempt for Snow's ruling in the ACLU's big civil rights lawsuit Melendres v. Arpaio. Snow has ordered that both Sheridan and Arpaio ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's newly-appointed "community liaison" officer Hector Martinez received e-mails during his time with the MCSO's notorious Human Smuggling Unit from other MCSO employees that contained offensive photos and videos, demeaning Mexicans and other Latinos. The e-mails, one of which Mar ... More >>
Can someone check Joe for vitals? The MCSO's beginning to resemble a re-make of Weekend at Bernie's. Sheriff Joe Arpaio recently crawled out from under his rock in Fountain Hills where he's been licking his wounds since his February slip and fall to do a YouTube video, in which he responds to U.S. ... More >>
Democratic State Senator Steve Gallardo was none to pleased when he saw some Republican House members were keeping pictures of Latino kids on their desks, symbols of the state's school-choice program.Gallardo told New Times yesterday it was "insulting" for these House Republicans to have the pictur ... More >>
The FBI arrested four police officers, including the president of the police union in East Haven, a Connecticut suburb, over allegations that the men, for years, orchestrated civil rights abuses against Latino residents. The cops, indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury sitting in Bridgeport, pl ... More >>
Los Tigres del Norte, apparently not to Judge Kowal's liking...Is there any doubt save in the most muddled of noggins that Arizona's Latino population continues to dwell beneath the bootheel of a hostile political class made up almost entirely of Anglos?Yes, the successful recall of the state's top ... More >>
Supervisor Wilcox, with the DOJ report on Joe's racial-profiling ways...Flanked by community activists and fellow elected leaders at her El Portal restaurant in central Phoenix, Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox held aloft the recently-released U.S. Department of Justice report on Sheriff ... More >>
Arizona state Representative Ruben Gallego opposes a boycott of the upcoming All-Star Game in Phoenix.Ever since Governor Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1070 into law, pro-immigrant activists and politicians have had different perspectives on how to best show disapproval of the controversial imm ... More >>
A nativist nutcase sticks Corky Gonzales quotes into the cheap blender of her brain and makes mush of it allIt's always amazing to me the way ignorance spreads like a vicious rash through the Internet. One idiot spouts some bull that the confirms the prejudices of the far right, it makes it onto You ... More >>
Puente activist Sandra Castro's interview with Rev. Jesse JacksonI want to turn your attention to these two videos by Sandra Castro, an activist in Sal Reza's Puente Movement, which is based here in Phoenix. This footage of the Rev. Jesse Jackson was taken at the big pro-immigration rally in Washing ... More >>
www.PhotosByJoseMunoz.com Wednesday's Elements of Hate panel discussionâ€‹Mayor Phil Gordon is to be congratulated for the Elements of Hate panel discussion his office organized, which took place Wednesday at the newly-renovated AE England Building at Civic Space Park in Downtown Phoenix. The ... More >>
Chicano activist breaks out the uncomfortable truths
New Latina/o artists hijack Phoenix Art Museum
Say it loud! You're intact and you're proud!
A glossary para ustedes
The Spike is going to First Friday now that the true meaning of "monorchid" has been revealed
An energy drink for the Latin market
Felix Pire's show at the Herberger is part of a local surge in Latino theater
Feisty Chicano e-zine seeks to bolster Latino activism
The movement that Phoenix's Chicano artists began 25 years ago is far from dead. But the gallery that was their headquarters soon will be.
The personal and the political intertwine in Chicano prints
From the Week of October 26, 2000
Although immigration has filled the central city with minorities, Hispanics remain neighborhood inactivists
NEARLY HALF OF ARIZONA'S HISPANIC CHILDREN DROP OUT OF PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS. SOME PARENTS THINK THE SOLUTION IS HISPANIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.