One of the largest Hispanic nonprofit groups in the country is mourning the loss of a founding member. Terri Cruz, often described as the ‘mother’ of Chicanos Por La Causa, died Thursday at the age of 89.
In 1969, Lisanne Skyler’s parents bought a piece of Andy Warhol’s artwork. It was an exact replica of a shipping carton for Brillo soap pads: a small, yellow box painted with the Brillo logo and a sale — 3 cents off. Warhol’s Brillo Boxes were first dismissed by the art world, but 40 years later, it’s a different story.
After the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend, and President Trump’s refusal to unequivocally denounce the white nationalist protesters, professional black athletes like LeBron James took to social media to speak out.
On Friday, the 19th amendment celebrated 97 years since it was ratified, granting women the right to vote. Geraldine, or Jerry, Emmett remembers that day in 1920. She was six years old at the time, and just celebrated her 103rd birthday last month.
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week. Joining us are Matthew Benson — director at the firm Veridus and also served as communications director for former Gov. Jan Brewer — and Mario Diaz, president of Mario E. Diaz and Associates and also served as a deputy chief of staff for former Gov. Janet Napolitano
Day will become night across the U.S. on Monday. That’s when a rare total solar eclipse will take place. Moving from the Pacific Northwest to the Southeast, the celestial event has taken on the grand name of Great American Total Solar Eclipse.
And this new approach to prosecution by the Trump administration also means that there will be even more cases clogging our immigration courts. The country’s immigration court system has been experiencing a backlog of cases for years, and many worry that the new push by the Trump administration to deport my people and punish them the first time they cross the border illegally will only exacerbate the problem.
The dispute between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Maricopa County Stadium District over the future of Chase Field is headed to arbitration. A Superior Court judge ruled on Thursday that the sides must take that approach.
Tucson cannot continue to destroy the guns it seizes under a city ordinance. That from the Arizona Supreme Court, which ruled state law can trump that of cities and towns. With me to explain the case and what it means is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.