Race + Diversity

monkeypox virion
Concerns about racial disparities in health care are again coming to the forefront as worries over monkeypox's transmission increase.
Aug. 17, 2022
Arizona Senate Bill 1485 changes eligibility requirements for voting by mail, mandating that voters must be removed from the Early Voting List if they have not cast a ballot by mail in the last four years. Even if they vote in person, they’ll still be dropped from the list
Aug. 13, 2022
Rachel Egboro on stage
In Phoenix, Rachel Egboro developed two, parallel careers — one in nonprofits and philanthropy and another on storytelling stages across the Valley. Now she lives in New York. She talked to The Show about why.
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Aug. 11, 2022
Erika L Sanchez Crying in the Bathroom memoir
Erika L. Sánchez's first young adult novel is currently being made into a film. Now she's out with her debut memoir, "Crying in the Bathroom."
Aug. 9, 2022
United Airlines plane
United Airlines is counting on the West Valley to help grow its pilots. The airline expects to graduate 240 students this year at its training campus at Phoenix Goodyear Airport.
Aug. 4, 2022
Angelica Lindsey-Ali
Angelica Lindsey-Ali, also known as the Village Auntie, has become known for her no-holds-barred approach to talking about sex, often in the context of her own religion, Islam.
Jul. 27, 2022
Brad Kahlhamer Swap Meet exhibition SMoCA
Indigenous artist Brad Kahlhamer was shaped by his upbringing in more ways than one. He was born in Tucson in the 1950s and moved around a lot with his adopted mother and father, who was a contractor.
Jul. 20, 2022
jewell parker rhodes and tom laveen
The Show's series Lit Squad kicks off with authors Tom Leveen and Jewell Parker Rhodes discussing the role of youth literature in teaching kids about the world around them.
Jul. 19, 2022
Arizona Heritage Center
A new exhibit at the Arizona Heritage Center uses virtual reality to boost awareness about environmental justice. “Climates of Inequality” explores the history of climate justice with an eye on the present and future as well.
Jul. 16, 2022
Phoenix Pride 2018
This week Mexico released the results of its first national survey on sexual diversity. More than 5 million people identified as members LGBTQ community. That's one in every 20 people in Mexico over the age of 15.
Jun. 29, 2022
a kid raises his hand
As a Republican representative missed the last day of the legislative session, the bill will did not move forward for the second year in a row.
Jun. 27, 2022
Kelly Lytle Hernandez Bad Mexicans book
Inflammatory rhetoric related to border policy and immigration during the Trump administration exacerbated a cultural wedge between the U.S. and Mexico. And for some historians, that was reminiscent of the 1910 Mexican Revolution.
Jun. 27, 2022
Open sign business
Black entrepreneurs in Arizona can build their business skills through a program offered by Local First Arizona. The We Rise accelerator is a free program for Black entrepreneurs who have some experience running a business and need help with growth.
Jun. 25, 2022
Many Worlds Phoenix Air Jordan low
Sneakerheads will spend hundreds on the latest sneakers. But a recent story from Cronkite News found that those retro basketball sneakers can keep you out of many of Scottsdale's most popular nightclubs.
Jun. 21, 2022
ibram x kendi
June 19 is Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. And Ibram X. Kendi says the observance can be an opportunity to talk about the issue and its relevance today.
Jun. 17, 2022
Harold Branch III
Last year, Juneteenth became a federal holiday. The name commemorates June 19, 1865 — the day that African American slaves in Texas received word they had been freed from enslavement two and half years earlier by President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. In the Valley, people celebrate the holiday in different ways.
Jun. 14, 2022
ASU Old Main
The first female African American graduate from Arizona State University has been identified after she was believed to be someone else.
Jun. 11, 2022
An Arizona State University graduation ceremony
The U.S. Department of Education has recognized Arizona State University as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. ASU’s Hispanic student population has grown considerably in the past decade.
Jun. 9, 2022
A Coconino High School graduate has placed high in a national poetry recitation contest. After several preliminary rounds between competing presenters at local and state levels, Oscar Manuel Landa Samano placed third in the national finals of the Poetry Out Loud contest last weekend.
Jun. 7, 2022
Getting a diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease or other, lesser-known types of dementias like frontotemporal degeneration – also known as FTD – can be difficult. It's especially true for Latinos.
Jun. 4, 2022


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