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TUSD adds transgendered to its non-discrimination policy

The Tucson Unified School District is revising its nondiscrimination policy to protect transgender students, staff members and others.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Growing up in a small, segregated Georgia town in the 1950s, I remember studying from used textbooks that were sent to our Colored school after a white school received its new textbooks. Sometimes the textbooks contained hateful racial slurs written by students who knew that the books were d…

March 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
America's first chain store, F.W. Woolworth

America's first chain store, F.W. Woolworth

Former North Carolina A & T students, left to right, Joseph McNeill, David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Jibreel Khazan, are shown at the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., Feb. 1, 1980, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their historic sit-in. The four were not ser…

February 21, 2014 11:01 am
March on Washington anniversary

March on Washington anniversary

Bayard Rustin, leader of the "March on Washington" scheduled for Aug. 28, is shown at the National Headquarters, Aug. 1, 1963, New York. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

August 27, 2013 9:22 am

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: ProEnglish group speaks xenophobic language of 'The Code'

'American" doesn't mean "white." But before we get to that, a quick detour.

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Photos: Paula Deen out at Food Network

Photos: Paula Deen out at Food Network

The Food Network said Friday it's dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past. The 66-year-old Savannah kitchen cel…

June 21, 2013 4:06 pm Photos



Judge to hear arguments over Arizona immigration law

PHOENIX — A judge will hear arguments this morning over a request by opponents of Arizona’s immigration law that would thwart a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the statute’s most contentious section.

August 21, 2012 9:25 amLoading…

Murder suspect upset with forensic psychiatrist

Last November, Judge Clark Munger ruled murder suspect Ray Segala, 58, is mentally fit to stand trial, but his attorneys remain unconvinced.

April 13, 2012 1:57 pmLoading…
Judge: Black church owns building housing KKK store

Judge: Black church owns building housing KKK store

COLUMBIA, S.C. — After a lengthy legal battle between a black South Carolina church and members of the Ku Klux Klan, a judge has ruled that the church owns a building where KKK robes and T-shirts are sold.

January 03, 2012 1:17 pmLoading…

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