Diversity

Tracking extremism in Arizona

Law enforcement may not have been tracking the growth of white extremist groups or their activities, but others have been.

White supremacists call Rep. Stringer ‘our guy’ in leaked chat logs

Chat logs from the white supremacist group Identity Ervopa released by the nonprofit news organization Unicorn Riot show support for racist comments made by Rep. David Stringer, R-Prescott, last year.

Arizona again rejects push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment marched 38 miles over three days in the Valley in support of making Arizona the last state needed to ratify the sweeping amendment. But on Wednesday, their efforts fell short in the Arizona Senate, and the ratification effort appears to be dead.

Bill would prohibit cities from making firefighters and cops live where they work

Legislators are considering a proposal that would restrict cities from making firefighters and police officers live in the cities in which they work.

Arizona tribes push less government, more sovereignty to conservatives

CPAC had never heard a conservative argument from one group of speakers who showed up Thursday to the annual gathering: Native Americans who called for less government oversight on reservations and greater tribal sovereignty.

UA professor sues state over denial of health-care coverage to transgender employees

A transgender University of Arizona professor has sued the state over financial access to surgery his doctor said is medically necessary.

Tribal leaders testify on climate change’s outsized effect on Indian Country

Clayton Honyumptewa says the Powamuya ceremony will be observed this weekend as usual on parts of the Hopi reservation, but the planting that traditionally follows the ceremony might not come until May.

An end to second-class citizenship? Arizona, don’t let us down

If you’re like most Americans, you probably thought the Constitution already guarded against sex discrimination. But you’re wrong.

Thousands turn out for Women’s March in Phoenix to show unity, reject Trump

Several thousand women, men and children turned out Saturday in Phoenix for the Women’s March at the Arizona State Capitol.

National controversy won’t slow down Women’s March Phoenix, organizers say

The Phoenix group said it was never an official chapter under the national organization Women’s March Inc., and only had “little connections” related to web listings and conference calls.