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The NPR Student Podcast Challenge searches for the voices of tomorrow.
Also on Arizona Spotlight: Brenna Wynn Greer follows the history of Black image makers in her book "Represented"; and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel of life during the bubonic plague, called "Year of Wonders".
U.S. Supreme Court likely to uphold Arizona voting restrictions
Conservative majority suggest they would throw out an appellate ruling that struck down the restrictions as racially discriminatory
Tucson may ban hair discrimination
CROWN Act will weave respect for natural hairstyles into city law.
"Who Framed Rosa Parks?" - Brenna Wynn Greer on the history of Black imagemakers.
Also on Arizona Spotlight: Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel "Year of Wonders"; and a tale of love and loss written by a 6th grade student.
Rights advocates applaud Biden's planned review of public charge rule
The 2019 change made it harder for immigrants to obtain visas and green cards if they used, or might use, government assistance
Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'
Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.
Racist slurs interrupt online funeral for Arizona civil rights icon
Memorial service for civil rights and city leader Calvin Coolidge Goode disrupted
Arizona civil rights leader, former councilman dies at 93
Goode fought to improve low-income black neighborhoods
"Missing in Brooks County" captures perseverance and tragedy from the U.S. / Mexico border.
Also on Arizona Spotlight: Live Theater Worksop's outdoor drive-in stage experience "Having Our Say"; and some intricate acoustic swing from The Django Shredders.
'Falling on deaf ears': Tohono O'odham Nation reacts to use of force at Indigenous protest
Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. says tribal needs along the border are being ignored.
Election spurs questions around voting barriers for Indigenous people
Two recent events highlight how knowing Indigenous peoples' voting rights history provides context for present challenges.
Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests
11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.
O'odham-led demonstration blocks highway north of Arizona-Sonora border crossing
Demonstrations against border wall construction on ancestral Indigenous land continue despite Quitobaquito closure.
Different perspectives at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.
Also on Arizona Spotlight: An essay about mortality in the time of COVID-19; and a dash of audio madness from the youth of the Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.
Arizona voters to consider another recreational marijuana bill
The new bill has criminal justice elements not present in a similar bill that was narrowly defeated in 2016.
NPS closes route to Quitobaquito Springs
Closure comes a day after O'odham leaders held a cross-border ceremony at the spring.
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