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Attorney Aaron Tarin Fights For Undocumented Immigrantsnew

Aaron Tarin believes Hispanics coming to Utah are following God’s plan. In The Book of Mormon it is prophesied that close to the second coming of Jesus Christ, the people of Lamanite descent, whom Tarin interprets as being primarily Hispanics, would experience a spiritual and physical gathering in the Americas.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Stephen Dark  |  01-12-2010  |  Immigration

State of Fear in Arizona: Permanent Legal Resident Stopped For Being Brownnew

Rosa's husband is a U.S. citizen. She's a legal permanent resident, on her way to becoming a citizen herself. She plans to raise a family and go back to school. But she's thinking twice about doing either in Arizona after her run-in with two sheriff's deputies a couple of months ago.
Phoenix New Times  |  Stephen Lemons  |  10-20-2009  |  Race & Class

Looking for a Latino Uprising in Community Leadershipnew

Hispanics comprise Colorado Springs' largest minority, 12.7 percent of the population, but why is a search for a local Hispanic/Latino/Chicano movement difficult to find?
Colorado Springs Independent  |  J. Adrian Stanley  |  07-23-2009  |  Race & Class

Recent Raid Shows Sheriff Joe Arpaio is Racially Profilingnew

A sweep of overwhelmingly Hispanic municipality Guadalupe shows "America's Toughest Sheriff" is down on anybody brown. What happened there seemed so odious that it earned Arpaio's sweeps condemnation from a broad political spectrum.
Phoenix New Times  |  Stephen Lemons  |  06-03-2008  |  Race & Class

Is a Race War Underway in Las Vegas?new

Are local incidents between blacks and Hispanics isolated flare-ups or harbingers of a larger problem?
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Damon Hodge  |  04-18-2008  |  Race & Class

Spanglish FM

Corporate radio has mostly ignored Hispanics -- until now.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Nadra Kareem  |  07-07-2005  |  Media

DDT and the Contaminated Splendor of Painted Rock Reservoirnew

The emergence of Arizona's second largest lake is no cause to celebrate. Its water will disappear under the scorching summer sun, leaving behind a poisonous legacy.
Phoenix New Times  |  John Dougherty  |  03-16-2005  |  Environment

Catch and Release: A Plan to Reduce Racial Profilingnew

A Colorado law designed to combat racial profiling requires police to offer a business card if they detain someone in a traffic stop but don't cite or arrest them. A group called One Nation Enlightened is educating youth about their rights to obtain those elusive cards.
Westword  |  Jared Jacang Maher  |  09-20-2004  |  Crime & Justice

Honeymoon for Dallas's New White Police Chief Nears Endnew

David Kunkle has taken over a department with a history of racial inequality and a current state of racial unrest. Now officers and citizens of diverse backgrounds are applying a racial algebra to every decision that he makes.
Dallas Observer  |  Eric Celeste  |  09-07-2004  |  Crime & Justice

Odd-Looking Guy in Hiking Garb Offers Nashville Walk Guidenew

Prevented by his Trail Widow wife from doing the Appalachian Trail again, a committed hiker finds there's no better way to mix with people up and down the social and economic ladder than to go out on an urban walk.
Nashville Scene  |  Whitney Kemper  |  08-07-2004  |  Sports

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