More Civil Rights Culture Stories

Tucsonan Helps Gather African-American Genealogies

Volunteer was among thousands who worked on Civil War-era records for database.

Baboquivari Students Take 'Life Changing' Trip to Standing Rock

High schoolers and teachers make the 1,500-mile journey to North Dakota.

In Tucson, 9/11 Attacks Remembered with Unity Efforts

Plus, OSIRIS-REx mission launches; what's next? And raising grandkids on Grandparent's Day.

Racial Divide in Country Inspires UA Student to Act

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

Prescott Valley Church Gun Raffle Sparks Controversy

Money will be used to build a safe play area for children, sponsor says.

Author: Right to Vote Still One of the Most Contested

Ari Berman will discuss 'Give Us the Ballot' at Tucson Festival of Books.

MacArthur Fellow Brackette F. Williams

Ethnic studies connects UA anthropology professor with 'genius grant'

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.

NAU Among Friendliest Universities for LGBT Students

Annual report puts university in top 50 thanks to programs, services it provides inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender 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.

40 Years of Chronicling Gay Experience

Novelist, essayist Edmund White visits Tucson, to discuss career, latest writings.

Artist Inspired to Participate in Immigration Debate

'I care about that because my parents were migrants'

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