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Each year CK’s Tavern and Grill in Ahwatukee Foothills hosts a Holiday Wish Tree for kids at Crisis Nursery but this year the number of kids they’ve been asked to help has nearly doubled.
Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
The struggles veterans face when coming home from duty are all too familiar to Vietnam veteran Ken Barner.
I am not suggesting for a moment that my extended family is weirder than any one else’s. I am also not suggesting that we are any less weird. Chances are pretty good that we fit under that 68.4 percent normal distribution bulge in the bell curve of weirdness. When it comes to religion, we are all over the place.
HERE: Ironwood Library presents teen dating violence prevention program Oct. 19
Phoenix is painting the city purple in October for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
A simple story told with economy, "Wadjda" is a notable example of old-school, humanistic filmmaking. It's also genuinely groundbreaking: the first feature shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and the first film directed by a Saudi woman.
Have you ever been told that you would not be good at something because of your gender or age or race?
Neal A. Lester, PhD, is a foundation professor of English and director of Project Humanities at Arizona State University.
Jeremy Brown-Gillett is an MFA candidate in performance at Arizona State University.
Matthew C. Whitaker, PhD, is a foundation professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Arizona State University.
Rashaad Thomas is a United States Air Force veteran and student at Arizona State University, majoring in justice studies and minoring in African and African-American studies and women and gender studies.
As African-American males in Arizona, we are stunned though not altogether surprised at the bold assumptions, presumptions, and downright racist stereotypes Linda Turley-Hansen offers in “Not racism, and not guns; it’s moral absence that’s doing the killing” (AFN, Sept. 6).
1. On Aug. 20 at 10 p.m. police responded to a domestic violence aggravated assault in the 8800 block of South Pointe Parkway. An adult female was arrested.
During the fall semester at Arizona State University, the facilities at the four campuses will be hosting the Project Humanities discussion and film screening with its theme being, “Humor… Seriously.”
The waka-waka chorus of Pac-Man munching and the upbeat du-du-du-du backdrop to Mario’s adventure drown out hushed voices and softly padding footsteps.
Aaron Post and his team at Bar Vision in Phoenix produce innovative bar technology — devices that track pouring measurements to prevent bartenders from over pouring. They design products that improve “pour profits” rather than detect “pour loss.”
After more than five hours of heated debate and public discourse, the Phoenix City Council amended the Phoenix City Code to ban discrimination in employment on the basis of “sexual orientation,” “gender identity or expression” and “disability.” Phoenix City Ordinance No. G-5780.
The Phoenix City Council has approved a sweeping ethics reform package for elected officials that Mayor Greg Stanton says gives the city some of the toughest ethics rules in the nation.
ICAN, a Chandler-based youth program, is introducing a new initiative to ensure that kids returning to school do so with shoes that are not worn and torn. Throughout the month of June, ICAN will be seeking donations for its Kicks for Kids shoe drive, including shoes and socks.
A veteran state lawmaker has quietly flushed his plans to have the state intervene in who can use which bathroom or locker room.
As Christy Everson was nearing age 40, she made a decision: She wanted to have a child, even though she was single and it meant doing it all alone. Her daughter, conceived via a sperm donor, is now 2 1/2 years old, and Everson hopes to have a second child.
Calling the measure racist, a coalition of rights groups filed suit Wednesday to overturn a two-year-old law banning abortion for race or gender selection.
I am writing to express my sincere gratitude to the women of Mesa Arizona Hermosa Vista Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. My Sisters’ Place recently received 60 beautiful handbags filled with an assortment of makeup, jewelry, lotion, perfume and notes filled with love and encouragement for the women in our shelter.
Domestic violence is a problem that hits all neighborhoods.
The kinship between brothers is never tested quite as much as when sports are involved.
A House panel voted Wednesday to void parts of local anti-discrimination ordinances designed to give protections to transgendered individuals.
The fight playing out today at the U.S. Supreme Court could impact an Arizona case the high court has not yet decided whether to hear.