People like the Yazidis, Coptic Christians, and Assyrians, who have survived persecution over the centuries and are now threatened by ISIS, other Islamists or civil war. These ancient religions offer many clues about the past.
Building Still Remains From Downtown Phoenix's Second Chinatown
We head to downtown Phoenix for another in our series looking at the Valley’s threatened places. Literally in the shadow of U.S. Airways Center, Jim McPherson, board president of the Arizona Preservation Foundation, showed me around the Sun Mercantile Building. It was built in 1929 and is the last building standing from Phoenix’s second Chinatown.