Valley residents gather to discuss personal experiences with racism and prejudice


Community members gathered on Monday at the Phoenix Center for the Arts to discuss race in a safe environment. Julia Fournier created the event to have an open discussion on racism and prejudice. Read story

Trayvon Martin's mother, ASU student take part in panels on racial profiling

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Sybrina Fulton, family attorney Benjamin Crump, an ASU student and many others addressed racial profiling and issues such as disproportionate incarceration and illiteracy that affect people in minority groups at Steele Indian School Park on Saturday. Read story

2011-2012: A year in review


The 2011-2012 school year has been a season of change for ASU Downtown and downtown Phoenix alike, marked by highs and lows that have affected both the campus and the community. Read story

Community holds second march demanding justice after Trayvon Martin's death


Phoenix residents united Wednesday night at Cesar Chavez Plaza in downtown Phoenix at the “Million Hoodie March,” sharing the message to stand up for justice for Trayvon Martin and to bring together communities. Read story

Community marches downtown in response to Trayvon Martin's death


More than 150 people in black shirts or hoodies marched from Civic Space Park to City Hall and back in response to a 17-year-old’s death in Florida last month. Read story