By the time the 8 p.m. curfew went into effect, the streets of downtown Phoenix just had a few people walking to their cars, carrying signs. But on Mill Avenue in Tempe, the scene looked different.
The 100 or so people who gathered in Eastlake Park near downtown Phoenix early Saturday evening heard one message over and over: Black lives matter to Black mothers.
It is terrifying to be a Black boy and man in America. During the global pandemic, as a Black man trying to protect himself, a mask on my face adds to the fear, despite our leaders’ cognitive dissonance.
A black mother called 911 for her son’s mental health crisis. Tempe PD brought rifles, a riot shield and...
Adrienne Bryant had called 911 for a mental health crisis with her son before, so in January, when she had to call the Tempe Police again, she wasn't prepared for the response: officers in riot gear, a K9 unit and rifles aimed at her front door.
For the first few nights of protests in downtown Phoenix, Michael Case watched from home as people broke windows and police lobbed at tear gas at marchers.
A leading advocacy group for broad criminal justice reform in Arizona has cut ties with one of its closest Republican legislative allies after her gave a radio interview disparaging as terrorists the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators across the country who have marched to protest police violence in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the knee of a white police officer.
“You have to dominate. If you don’t dominate, you’re wasting your time.” That was the message from President Trump to the nation’s governors on Monday during a conference call largely filled with him berating them about a weekend of protests and riots that, in his eyes, made our nation look weak.
Dion Johnson was 28. A protector, a comedian, a passionate family man, said his sister, Camille Landrum. He had the biggest heart, said his aunt, Donna Hall.
Right-wing provocateur and Republican Party precinct committeewoman Jennifer Harrison said she used “bear spray” on a protester in Phoenix during a confrontation
The unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd after being pinned to the ground by the knee of a Minneapolis police officer has left parts of U.S. cities looking like a battle zone.