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Arizona, News, Politics, Racism, Top Stories, Video -

  In the racist viral video of the week, a Puerto Rican woman captured an exchange with a white woman seated at the table next to her at the Wildflower restaurant in North Phoenix, Ariz., during which the white woman said America should be all white and “you will be wiped out, trust me.” Not […]

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Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has a thing he does, which I call “The Flake.” The Flake is when a senator from a conservative state, like say, Arizona, acts conflicted about heavy subject matter and pump fakes as if they are going to cross party lines, but in the end—always in the end—they vote some 90 percent of the time…


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@AP, Arizona, Brett Kavanaugh, News, Politics, Senate -

In an office full of women steamed over Brett Kavanaugh, Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema carefully avoided telling reporters whether she thought the sexual assault allegations were true.

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Arizona, Arizona film, Brett Kavanaugh, Comedy, Damon Wayans, David Alan Grier, David Alan Grier interview, Entertainment, Film, In Living Color, Jim Carey, Television, The Cool Kids, TheGrio Originals, Vicki Lawrence -

David Alan Grier is back on the big screen in the comedy/horror flick, Arizona. The quirky film that’s full of dark humor is a departure from the roles we’re used to seeing Grier play. and that’s part of the reason he was interested. “These are the kind of movies I want to make. These crazy, […]

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Sadly, Arizona Sen. John McCain’s death couldn’t come at a better time for the GOP as Jon Kyl, one of the most beloved Republicans, will take over his seat until at least the end of the year.


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It has been a long and valiant fight but on Friday, Arizona Sen. John McCain’s family announced that one of the most popular Republicans to speak out against the current president’s authoritarian regime will discontinue his brain cancer treatment.


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Apache Junction High School, Arizona, News, The Apache Junction Police Department, Top Stories, Valentino Jimenez, Video -

An Arizona teen was arrested last week after his teachers accused him of violating Apache Junction High School’s dress code.

The post Arizona high school student arrested for wearing a blue bandana in class appeared first on theGrio.

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Arizona, Mesa, News, Police Brutality -

A 35-year-old Mesa, AZ resident held a press conference to demand action against police officers who kicked and punched him in an incident caught on security cameras last month.

The post Black man brutally assaulted by Mesa, AZ police demands accountability appeared first on theGrio.

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Arizona, Black Boys, Black Men, Discrimination, Durag, haircare, News -

On April 11, Black high school senior Lawrence Charles was was escorted off campus and the next day given an in-school suspension for refusing to remove his durag.

The post Arizona high schooler suspended for wearing durag says his punishment is racist appeared first on theGrio.

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Arizona, GoFundMe, News, Parkland, School Shooting -

Less than two weeks after a tragic Florida school massacre took the lives of 17, two Arizona students started a GoFundMe page to actually raise money for a school shooting. The crowdfunding website confirmed in a press release to Law & Crime that two Combs High School students worked together to set up the page. One of […]

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Arizona, Education, News, Racism, School, Social Media -

Black parents in Chandler, Arizona are outraged at the decision school officials recently made following the release of a racist Snapchat video on Martin Luther King Day. Over the MLK holiday, a group of white eighth graders from Santan Junior High School posted a Snapchat video of themselves chanting “F**k all n****ers”. Other statements in […]

The post Black parents outraged after white students who chanted “F**k all N**ers” on Snapchat receive no punishment appeared first on theGrio.

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Arizona, Donald Trump, Election 2018, Featured, Immigration, News, Politics, Senate, Sherriff Joe Arpaio -

Former sheriff Joe Arpaio (and pardoned felon for those keeping track) who is now running for Jeff Flake‘s soon-to-be vacated republican Senate seat, is bringing back the “birther” conspiracy. Arpaio told WABC radio hosts Rita Cosby and Curtis Sliwa that he had proof former president Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States. That proof, he said, […]

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Arizona, Asheville, Austin, Chicago, Cities, Detroit, Featured, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minneapolis, Minnesota, News, North Carolina, Phoenix, Savannah, Seattle, Texas, TheGrio Originals, Travel, Washington, Washington DC -

The United States is vast and diverse with so many travel destinations to choose from...

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Arizona doesn’t immediately come up in discussions about the American Civil War, but the western […]

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@AP, Arizona, Birtherism, Donald Trump, Obama Birth Certificate, Politics, Sheriff Joe Arpaio -

PHOENIX (AP) — Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona has fixated on the authenticity of President Barack Obama's birth certificate for more than five years, going so far as to send a deputy and member of his volunteer posse to Hawaii to question officials...

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Arizona, Good News, Jamal Hinton, News, Thanksgiving, Wanda Dench -

Jamal Hinton and Wanda Dench had never met before until Dench accidentally added Hinton to a group message, thinking his number belonged to her grandson.

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Arizona, Donald Trump Jr, News -

On Thursday, Donald Trump Jr. was in between campaign stops in Arizona when he noticed a stranded motorist on the side of the road. Rather than pass by, the eldest son of Donald Trump stopped to help the motorist, a black woman. Tyler Bowyer, chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Party, was traveling with the […]

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Al Sharpton, Arizona, Lawsuit, News -

The Reverend Al Sharpton is being sued for $1.75 million by a trucker who claims that the civil rights leader took $16,000 from him with promises to help him in a discrimination suit against Verizon that, the trucker said, never got off the ground. Reggie Anders Sr. claims he paid $16,000 in cash, in exchange […]

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@AP, Arizona, Child Abuse, Cocaine, Drug Abuse, Krystin Lisaius, News, Somchai Lisaius, Tuscon, TV Reporters, Video -

ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Two Tucson, Arizona, TV personalities pleaded not guilty to drug and child abuse charges after tests revealed there was cocaine in their baby's system...

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Arizona, Defecation, Jonathan Lowe, KPHO, News, Phoenix, Urinating -

On Monday afternoon, a reporter was arrested after he allegedly defecated on the lawn of a subject in a story that he was covering...

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Amanda Bishop, Arizona, Donations, Homeless Mom, Job Interview, Kids In Car, News, Scottsdale, Shanesha Taylor, Unemployment, Video -

VIDEO - It's hard to see Shanesha Taylor's mugshot and not have some kind of reaction...

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Arizona, Joe Arpaio, KKK, Klu Klux Klan, Lou Dobbs, Politics, Sheriff, Testimony -

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known nationally for his hard-line stance on illegal immigration is on the witness stand answering questions...

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Arizona, Entertainment, Family, Katherine Jackson, Michael Jackson, Missing, Missing Person, Mother, Rebbie Jackson -

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Katherine Jackson, the mother of Michael Jackson and guardian of his three children, is safe and with a family member in Arizona...

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Arizona, Hispanics, Immigration, Joe Arpaio, Latinos, Politics, Racial Profiling, Sheriff -

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's anti-illegal immigration patrols are taking center stage in federal court in Phoenix...

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Arizona, Barack Obama, Birth Certificate, Birther, Birther Movement, Fake, Hawaii, Joe Arpaio, Politics, Sheriff -

PHOENIX (AP) - Investigators for an Arizona sheriff's volunteer posse have declared that President Barack Obama's birth certificate is definitely fraudulent...

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Antonin Scalia, Arizona, Conservatives, Coolie, Immigration, Immigration Law, Opinion, Politics, SB 1070, Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court -

OPINION - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is known for his intellectual heft, conservative politics, and his colorful writing...

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Arizona, Arizona immigration law, Democrats, Harry Reid, Immigration, Jan Brewer, Latinos, Politics, Racial Profiling, SB1070, Supreme Court -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Democrats and Republicans scrambled for election-year gain from the Supreme Court's ruling Monday that threw out key provisions of Arizona's immigration law...

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Arizona, Barack Obama, Immigration, Immigration Law, Opinion, Politics, Supreme Court -

OPINION - The Supreme Court’s decision about Arizona’s cruel anti-immigration statute is a mixed bag and a cautionary note for black folks...

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Arizona, Immigration, Politics, Racial Profiling, Supreme Court, Uncategorized -

theGRIO REPORT - The Supreme Court Monday struck down much of a controversial immigration law passed in 2010 by the State of Arizona, but for now kept in place the part most hated by liberals...

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Arizona, Barack Obama, Barbara Espinosa, Monkey, News, Politics, Racism, Radio Host -

Barbara Espinosa, an Arizona radio host, is in hot water after calling President Obama a 'monkey'....

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