Zack de la Rocha Returns to Protest Sheriff Joe Arpaio Before today's successful march of thousands from the Wells Fargo building in downtown Phoenix to Sheriff Joe Arpaio's gulags, many in the Phoenix activist community tried to dissuade civil rights leader and march organizer Salvador Reza from taking on Arpaio in such a bold, uncompromising way. They feared violence. They feared a backlash from the public. They feared the worst...full story
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