Racism

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An online memorial service for civil rights icon and city leader Calvin Coolidge Goode was interrupted Tuesday morning by a man who repeatedly yelled racist slurs.

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The Flagstaff Unified School District is asking for students, teachers, parents, and community members to join an Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Task Force. The goal is to find ways to foster inclusion and belonging for all students, addressing concerns that school leadership is predominately white while more than half of students are Black or Hispanic. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with FUSD board member Kara Kelty, who is of the co-chairs of the task force.

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Arizona’s Republican attorney general is calling for a series of police reforms he says are needed in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

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The CEO and founder of an Arizona organic fertilizer company says he was fired after he was caught on camera using a racial slur against an African American driver of a ride-hailing service.

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An association that oversees competition between non-traditional school groups says it is investigating a volleyball playoff halted for safety concerns when Native American players were reportedly heckled with racist gestures and slurs. The Canyon Athletic Association says it will investigate what happened at Tuesday's game.

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