April 2018

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Charles Mingus was born in Nogales, and the city is holding its Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival to celebrate his influence.
April 20, 2018
Mary Schroeder
Arizona has a history of female leaders in the judiciary, the most famous being U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.
April 20, 2018
Phoenix’s Rising Youth Theatre play "The 100th Day"
Phoenix’s Rising Youth Theatre play "The 100th Day" highlight's discrimination in Arizona’s education system, telling stories that some of the student actors themselves have experienced firsthand.
April 20, 2018
Starbucks sign
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson announced that Starbucks will close all of its more than 8,000 company-owned stores on May 29th for racial-bias training. It’s a response that’s garnered criticism and praise, but will it actually be effective?
April 20, 2018
students gather at capitol
April 20 is the anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, a turning point in the conversation about school safety. But we’re still experiencing school shootings — and nationwide protests.
April 20, 2018
High school student from across metro Phoenix plan to walk out of school and some will hold a "die-in" at the state Capitol in the latest protest against gun violence.
April 20, 2018
Alejandra Pablos
Immigrant and reproductive rights activist Alejandra Pablos has been released from the Eloy Detention Center yesterday, after a judge set bond at $8,000. She’d been taken into custody following a check-in with ICE.
April 20, 2018
speakers at the capitol
Arizona Educators United, the grassroots teacher group leading the #RedForEd movement, declared a strike Thursday. The announcement comes after three days of teachers voting in schools across the state.<br><small><b><a href="https://kjzz.org/education" target="blank">More Arizona Education Coverage</a> →</small></b>
April 19, 2018
military jeep
Listen to the sounds of Alan Thurston tinkering with his World War II era jeep, along with other military vehicle collectors.
April 19, 2018
phoenix city council
The Phoenix City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to set new regulations and policies for sober living homes. Many neighborhood activists were concerned with the quality of life both for people in the homes and those in areas around the homes.
April 19, 2018

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