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Yamiche Alcindor receives the 2022 Zenger Award for Press Freedom from the UA School of Journalism.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson talks with the founders of the new African American Museum of Southern Arizona at the University of Arizona

Local Holocaust survivors share their message for the next generation

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with the director of Arizona Theatre Company's "Nina Simone: 4 Women"; and conversations with Pam Fessler and Henry Barajas, who will be featured at the Tucson Festival of Books.

Return to "The Princess Bride" 35 years later, with actor Cary Elwes.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson leads a roundtable discussion with three Black women artists, and "Stories That Soar!" tells of a boy's difficult journey to see his father.

Legal settlement is a win for Pascua Yaqui voting rights.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Understanding Lewy Body Dementia; and remembering NPR broadcaster Neal Conan through his love of comic books.

The NPR Student Podcast Challenge searches for the voices of tomorrow.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Brenna Wynn Greer follows the history of Black image makers in her book "Represented"; and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel of life during the bubonic plague, called "Year of Wonders".

U.S. Supreme Court likely to uphold Arizona voting restrictions

Conservative majority suggest they would throw out an appellate ruling that struck down the restrictions as racially discriminatory

Tucson may ban hair discrimination

CROWN Act will weave respect for natural hairstyles into city law.

"Who Framed Rosa Parks?" - Brenna Wynn Greer on the history of Black imagemakers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel "Year of Wonders"; and a tale of love and loss written by a 6th grade student.

Rights advocates applaud Biden's planned review of public charge rule

The 2019 change made it harder for immigrants to obtain visas and green cards if they used, or might use, government assistance

Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'

Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.

Racist slurs interrupt online funeral for Arizona civil rights icon

Memorial service for civil rights and city leader Calvin Coolidge Goode disrupted

Arizona civil rights leader, former councilman dies at 93

Goode fought to improve low-income black neighborhoods

"Missing in Brooks County" captures perseverance and tragedy from the U.S. / Mexico border.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Live Theater Worksop's outdoor drive-in stage experience "Having Our Say"; and some intricate acoustic swing from The Django Shredders.

'Falling on deaf ears': Tohono O'odham Nation reacts to use of force at Indigenous protest

Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. says tribal needs along the border are being ignored.

Election spurs questions around voting barriers for Indigenous people

Two recent events highlight how knowing Indigenous peoples' voting rights history provides context for present challenges.

Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests

11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.

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