January 2022

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Tulsa Race Massacre refugee camp
The history of the U.S. is riddled with incidents of racial injustice, which continue today. One of the worst events, and one that was widely unknown beyond its region until recently, is known as the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.
Jan. 19, 2022
Michael Babcock
It’s been a trying year for the hospitality industry in particular, and chef Michael Babcock of Phoenix restaurant Belly has seen it all firsthand.
Jan. 19, 2022
Kathy Hoffman
If the Arizona Legislature does not lift or extend a 40-year rule on spending caps for schools, many schools could be forced to lay off teachers or even close this spring.
Jan. 19, 2022
A positive COVID-19 test
Jan. 18 marked the first day of free COVID-19 test availability for just about anybody with a mailing address. The Show spoke with Erin Garcia of Chicanos Por La Causa to learn how these tests could impact Arizona's Latino communities.
Jan. 19, 2022
hikers near scout lookout
Multiple national parks in the western U.S. saw a record number of visitors in 2021. But that influx of guests only exacerbated the stress on already-aging infrastructure, staff and supply shortages.
Jan. 19, 2022
Person holding a transgender pride flag
The Arizona Legislature is holding a hearing Thursday on two bills that some worry limit the rights of those in the LGBTQ community.
Jan. 19, 2022
Jayden Daniels NIL Ford Mustang
A new survey finds a majority of Americans support new rules that allow college student-athletes to make money off of their name, image or likeness
Jan. 19, 2022
Kyrsten Sinema
U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema faced strong criticism from her fellow Democrats last week after saying in a speech that she wouldn’t support filibuster reform. Two Republic columnists, Elvia Diaz and Greg Moore, expressed their disappointment with Sinema.
Jan. 19, 2022
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz of Scottsdale's Beit Midrash Jewish Learning Center
A hostage situation at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, over the weekend renewed Jewish fears of increasing antisemitic sentiment in the U.S. and the danger that may pose to members of the Jewish community.
Jan. 18, 2022
Lara Bazelon and Jason Riley
Systemic racism is a term that has become a more common part of the vernacular in the past couple of years, and the phrase is applied to many of the nation's traditional institutions — including government, law enforcement, education and business.
Jan. 18, 2022