Post Tagged with: "Arizona"


Former Arizona sheriff Arpaio says he'll run for U.S. Senate

Racist Former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Says He’ll Run for U.S. Senate

Arpaio promised in an email to supporters that he would represent “a conservative vote.”

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

Federal Judge Refuses to Overturn Trump Pardon of Arpaio

A judge found no legal grounds to overturn the pardon.

Arpaio Pardon Unconstitutional, Justice Groups Challenge

Arpaio Pardon Unconstitutional, Justice Groups Challenge

By pardoning racist ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio, President Trump is “rewarding him for waging war on minority communities,” one group states in a court brief.

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

White House Has Prepared Pardon Documents for Arpaio: CNN

Talking points to be used after Arpaio is pardoned have also been prepared, according to CNN.

Arizona Ban on Ethnic Studies Unconstitutional, Judge Says

Arizona Ban on Ethnic Studies Unconstitutional, Judge Says

About 64 percent of Arizona’s school students are Hispanic, according to state figures.

Ex-Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Found Guilty of Criminal Contempt

Trump Pardons Convicted Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The president on Friday evening pardoned the anti-immigration sheriff who was found guilty of racially profiling Latinos.

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

President Trump is “seriously considering a pardon” for Arpaio, who last month was found guilty of violating a court order in a racial profiling case.

Ex-Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Found Guilty of Criminal Contempt

Ex-Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Found Guilty of Criminal Contempt

Arpaio, 85, faces a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a fine when he is sentenced on the misdemeanor offense on Oct. 5.

New Sheriff in Arizona to Close Controversial ‘Tent City’ Jail

New Sheriff in Arizona to Close Controversial ‘Tent City’ Jail

The canvas compound known as “Tent City” in southwest Phoenix, long branded inhumane by civil rights groups, is no longer needed to handle the inmate population, new Maricopa Sheriff Paul Penzone said.

Judge Orders Criminal Contempt Trial for Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

Longtime Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Beaten in bid for Seventh Term

Paul Penzone, the former Phoenix police officer who defeated Arpaio, promised to restore "respect, that transparency and that confidence to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office."

Arizona May Enforce Ballot Collection Law: Supreme Court Order

Arizona May Enforce Ballot Collection Law: Supreme Court Order

In a victory for Republicans, the law restricts ballot collection by third parties in Arizona — where Trump currently has a slight lead over Clinton.

Judge Orders Criminal Contempt Trial for Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

Judge Orders Criminal Contempt Trial for Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

Joe Arpaio "denies the allegations" that he racially profiled Hispanic drivers he unfoundedly believed were undocumented immigrants.

U.S. to Seek Criminal Contempt Charge Against Arizona Sheriff

U.S. to Seek Criminal Contempt Charge Against Arizona Sheriff

Sheriff Joe Arpaio repeatedly racially profiled Hispanics — despite a court order saying he cannot detain drivers on his unfounded suspicion they are illegal immigrants.

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U.S. Judge Seeks Criminal Contempt Charges Against Arizona Sheriff

A federal judge recommended criminal contempt charges against Joe Arpaio, an Arizona sheriff at the center of racial profiling incidents.

Arizona Mayor Ken Taylor Angry Over Bilingual Invitation

Bilingual Invitation Sends Arizona Mayor Into an Orange Hued Fit

Mayor of Huachuca City, Arizona, outraged by Border Mayors Association event invitation written in English and "Spanish/Mexican."

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Racially Profiled Latinos to be Paid for Unlawful Detention

Judge in Arizona says victims profiled by racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio could receive up to $1,500 for the first hour and an additional $200 for every 20 minutes they were detained.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Infamous Racist Sheriff Arpaio Found in Contempt

Arizona’s Joe Arpaio ignored court orders and encouraged his deputies to scrutinize Latino drivers more than whites, a federal judge found.

Arizona disenfranchises minority voters

Arizona Voting Scandal Shows Minority Voters Clearly Alienated by Changes to Voting Rights Act

Up to five-hour lines to vote last week in Arizona — highlighting pattern of states with history of discrimination disenfranchising minority voters.

N-word Photo Prompts Protest at Arizona High School

One of the six girls in the photo apologizes, while a privileged school and community are placed in the national spotlight for racism.

Ariz. Dreamers Can Keep Driver’s License

A federal judge has ruled in favor of Dreamers permanently keeping the temporary license issued to them last month, giving them access to the same rights as other non-citizens.

Stealing Indian Land for a Copper Mine

The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Conservation Act means copper gains for Resolution Copper, but a potential loss of access to land that is sacred to the Apache tribe.

Politician mistakes campers for migrant children.

Politician Mistakes Campers for Migrant Children, Sees ‘Fear on Their Faces’

An Arizona man who is running for Congress claimed he saw a bus of migrant children with “fear on their faces,” before a reporter told him it was a summer camp bus.

Arizona Superintendent Makes Emotional Public Apology Following Racist Blog Posts

The Republican, currently running for re-election continues to publically apologize, announces he will not resign.

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Presente.org Seeks Signatures for Petition to Restore Mexican-American Studies in Tucson

Tucson's school board has cancelled the district’s high-school Mexican American Studies program and forcibly banned a series of books dealing with race. This letter details how you can help.