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Sierra Vista school district honors longtime member, educator for decades of service

Connie Johnson has been a schools and civil rights leader in the area since the late 1960s.

Transgender youth face fewer rights in the new year

The new laws will take affect Jan. 1 and include restrictions on issues like gender-affirming care.

Yamiche Alcindor receives the 2022 Zenger Award for Press Freedom from the UA School of Journalism.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson talks with the founders of the new African American Museum of Southern Arizona at the University of Arizona

Nogales-born Tuskeegee Airman George Biggs honored at Davis Monthan Air Force Base

Major Biggs, also the son of Buffalo Soldier Levi Biggs, flew combat missions in Korea and Vietnam

Local Holocaust survivors share their message for the next generation

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with the director of Arizona Theatre Company's "Nina Simone: 4 Women"; and conversations with Pam Fessler and Henry Barajas, who will be featured at the Tucson Festival of Books.

Return to "The Princess Bride" 35 years later, with actor Cary Elwes.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson leads a roundtable discussion with three Black women artists, and "Stories That Soar!" tells of a boy's difficult journey to see his father.

Legal settlement is a win for Pascua Yaqui voting rights.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Understanding Lewy Body Dementia; and remembering NPR broadcaster Neal Conan through his love of comic books.

Report: ICE Detainees On Hunger Strikes Subject To Force-Feeding

The report, released by the advocacy groups Physicians for Human Rights and the ACLU, uses more than 10,000 pages of documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

The NPR Student Podcast Challenge searches for the voices of tomorrow.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Brenna Wynn Greer follows the history of Black image makers in her book "Represented"; and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel of life during the bubonic plague, called "Year of Wonders".

U.S. Supreme Court likely to uphold Arizona voting restrictions

Conservative majority suggest they would throw out an appellate ruling that struck down the restrictions as racially discriminatory

Tucson may ban hair discrimination

CROWN Act will weave respect for natural hairstyles into city law.

"Who Framed Rosa Parks?" - Brenna Wynn Greer on the history of Black imagemakers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel "Year of Wonders"; and a tale of love and loss written by a 6th grade student.

Rights advocates applaud Biden's planned review of public charge rule

The 2019 change made it harder for immigrants to obtain visas and green cards if they used, or might use, government assistance

Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'

Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.

Racist slurs interrupt online funeral for Arizona civil rights icon

Memorial service for civil rights and city leader Calvin Coolidge Goode disrupted

Arizona civil rights leader, former councilman dies at 93

Goode fought to improve low-income black neighborhoods

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