It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.
When Ray Suarez, the senior correspondent for the PBS “Newshour” program, began to write about Latinos in the United States, he began with a conundrum: how to compress centuries of history into a book that could be accessible to a teenager as well as an adult.
It’s highly unusual for a touring band to return to Tucson less than five months after appearing before a rousing audience.
The Tucson Unified School District may spend as much as $84.5 million on a plan designed to bring its schools into racial balance.
Cafe Tacvba returns to Rialto Theatre.
PHOENIX - Arizona Republicans say they don't need to change their stance on immigration or even their message to attract the Latino voters who largely defected last year.
Friends Sergio Arellano and Artemisa Gaxiola, both gun enthusiasts, work on their firearms at Gaxiola's apartment. Gaxiola recently purchased her revolver, and Arellano acquired his gun through a bankruptcy auction.
"The gun is not bad. It is how the person uses the gun," says Artemisa Gaxiola, whose gun and ammo are seen above.
Artemisa Gaxiola's pink .38-caliber revolver matches her necklace and makeup.
A federal judge has ordered the Tucson Unified School District to begin offering culturally relevant courses next school year.
Bulletin:A bipartisan group of senators, including Senator john McCain, the human pretzel, has agreed on a proposal to secure the border,secure reelection,secure the Latino vote,grant legal status to illegal immigrants and hire back their housekeepers, nannies and former lovers.
At Tucson Unified School District’s first public forum on its new proposed desegregation plan, most speakers used the opportunity to lobby for the return of Mexican American studies.
Jaime J. rehearses his performance for the upcoming Tucson Latin@ LGBTQ Pride week, which starts Sunday and runs through next Saturday with a documentary film, art exhibition, storytelling and other events.
The fifth edition of the Tucson Latin@ LGBTQ Pride week kicks off Sunday.
Obama campaign volunteer Sandra Brody speaks with a potential voter at the Roy Laos Transit Center at Sixth Avenue and Irvington Road. Brody and other volunteers worked at the transit center July 12 to register Latinos to vote.
President Obama volunteers Sandra Brody and Jenny Sawada have come to this south-side bus stop with a mission: to get people registered to vote.
An initiative intended to educate the community on Mexican American Studies begins Sunday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Barack Obama’s shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform. The alliance has been growing across the country, helping dispel what many say is an out…
PHOENIX — Arizona is entitled to demand that people present identification before being allowed to cast a ballot, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today.
WASHINGTON — Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.