By Amaris Castillo | 05/27/2013 - 09:30
A federal judge ruled that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office has profiled Latinos in routine patrols for undocumented immigrants. According to BBC, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” was sued by a group of Latino drivers who claimed that the 80-year-old’s deputies relied on race when choosing whom to stop during patrols.
By Kamren Curiel | 02/14/2013 - 11:52
Tucson, Arizona has been at the center of many book debates. In 2010, the Tucson Unified School District banned books taught in the high school's Mexican American Studies classes, which sparked a caravan of Ethnic Studies activists from across the country to smuggle the books back into the state.
By Kamren Curiel | 01/25/2013 - 11:25
First of all, don't ever say that Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) and Callie (Sara Ramirez) have already been through the worst on Grey's Anatomy. According to Capshaw, who plays Callie's wife Arizona, it can and does get worse.
"We thought we were in the clear after the [Season 7] car accident," Capshaw told TVLine. "We’re like, “Eh, it can’t get worse than that.” [Laughs]
By Amaris Castillo | 01/04/2013 - 11:03
Trial has begun for a Latina charged with the gruesome murder of her ex-boyfriend.
By Samantha Leal | 11/29/2012 - 15:20
After winning reelection to a sixth term as the sheriff for Arizona's Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio is reaching out to Latinos and the local community in the way only Joe Arpaio can.
By Samantha Leal | 11/14/2012 - 15:04
Suspended Mexican American studies courses that were eliminated from classrooms earlier this year by the Tucson Unified School District in Arizona could be reinstated (and even expanded!) by a new pact. The pact would bring closure to a 1974 lawsuit over racial segregation in Arizona's public schools, reports Fox News Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 11/05/2012 - 14:29
Latino voters want a new sheriff for Maricopa County – and that sheriff is Democratic hopeful Paul Penzone. Penzone, a retired police officer, is going up against Joe Arpaio, the sheriff who has been the Maricopa County sheriff for five terms. The county is Arizona’s most populous county.
By Samantha Leal | 11/01/2012 - 09:49
Paul Penzone, a retired police officer, is looking to become Maricopa's new sheriff -- a position currently held by Joe Arpaio, the controversial sheriff known for his outspoken nature on undocumented immigration and who has angered many with his hard stance.
Penzone, a Democrat who had worked for 21 years with the Phoenix police, criticized the work done by Republican Arpaio and is gunning for the Latino vote to help him win the election, reports Fox News Latino.