More Civil Rights Culture Tucson Stories

Racial Divide in Country Inspires UA Student to Act

A multi-racial group organizing a human rights rally on the UA campus.

Camp Brings Support to Transgender, Gender Creative Kids

Freely expressing gender identity is at center of Camp Born This Way; children, families build a supportive community.

Southern AZ's LGBT Community Center Closing

Wingspan will close its doors July 31 due to budget constraints; recently lost a few grants, struggled to keep donations.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

Sole Tucson LGBT Community Performance Arts Space Closing

Fluxx Studios announces 'imminent closure' by June; executive director says money reserves are gone, unable to keep up without consistent monthly donations.

Play Depicts Tragedy That Helped Ignite Civil Rights Movement

Violent 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till is now a one-act play currently onstage at the Tucson Symphony Center.

'Dreamers' Not Just from Latin American Countries

While conversations about immigration reform mostly focus on Latinos, those of other backgrounds interested.

Activists Celebrate a Milestone in Southern Arizona

30th Annual Tucson Peace Fair and Music Festival is being held in the community.

Stop Ticketing Occupy Tucson, Council Member Says

Tucson City Council member Regina Romero proposes ordinance change that would end citations for park protestors

American Experience: Freedom Riders

The inspiring story of a courageous band of young civil-rights activists who journeyed through the Deep South in 1961. Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS-HD 6.

Growing Up Activist

Community activist Clarence Boykins relates how the civil rights movement shaped his vocation and his life

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