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Arizona Racial Profiling

Charged With DUI Despite Negative Alcohol, Drug Tests

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.10.2013 | Black Voices

Jessie Thornton, a 64-year-old retired firefighter living in Surprise, Ariz., was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) back in December even...

Who Will Protect the Students From the Guards?

Jason Silverstein | Posted 03.04.2013 | Education
Jason Silverstein

If we intensify the policing of schools without eliminating racial disparities in criminal justice, we will only intensify the burden some children are forced to bear in the name of saving others.

Arpaio: I Have No Use For The KKK

Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — When Joe Arpaio, the tough-talking Arizona law enforcement official, found himself in the awk...

Joe Arpaio: 'Nothing Changes' In Arizona After Supreme Court Immigration Ruling

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Monday night that the Supreme Court's decision to strike down most of Arizona's controversial im...

Case Against Contentious Sheriff Accused Of Racial Profiling Moves Forward

Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX -- The self-described "America's toughest sheriff" has survived firestorms in the past, but none in t...