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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 Spotlight for August 27, 2020

How a Tucson middle school is approaching the new school year; a remembrance of community builder André Newman; and “Trans-Generational Advice”.

Tucson mayor and City Council approve city budget, leaving police funding nearly flat

During the public hearing the majority of the speakers asked the council to defund the police and use the money for social services.

Calls for police accountability continue as details of past cases emerge

Many community members are asking more questions as instances of police misconduct are revealed.

What Americans need to talk about.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet 1A's new host Jenn White; voices from the Tucson March for Justice; and Doug 'Cosmo' Clifford rediscovers a "Magic Window".

Discussions around the call to 'defund the police'

The death of a man in TPD custody amid nationwide protests over racially based police violence has led to more conversations about what policing should look like.

You may know how you feel about a social issue, but have you asked yourself why?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson nurse on being a coronavirus survivor; the stage lights are back on at Invisible Theatre; and a look back at the cinematic paradox of "La Jetée".

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