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The Good Fight is recently-published collection of photographs and essays detailing the history and fight against racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, and other forms of intolerance in America through the decades.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett spoke with two of the book’s creators…

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A World War II veteran recently visited Yuma to see how his uncle’s memory is being honored—through an exhibit at the Yuma Territorial Prison.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports.

Classes at the end of the week at most Arizona Schools were called off because of the Red for Ed teacher's walkout.  But what happens Monday?  For the Yuma Union High School District at least, the situation is still up in the air...............

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Yuma area teachers joined with teachers across Arizona Thursday in an unprecedented walkout for higher pay and increased education funding.  KAWC's Kim Johnson reports...............

Striking Yuma area teachers spent much of the day lining the intersection of 4th Avenue and 16th Street, joining teachers across the state in a walkout that closed down most of the state's public schools.  Teachers, parents, supporters and kids all wearing Red For Ed t-shirts filled the sidewalks of the intersection, receiving horn honking support from many of the cars going by.

Four local school districts called off classes Thursday and Friday due to the possibility of teachers walking out of their classrooms.  KAWC's Kim Johnson reports.........

Classes at Yuma Elementary District One, Somerton Elementary District, Gadsden Elementary District and Yuma Union High School District have been cancelled for Thursday and Friday due to the expected strike of public school teachers.  More than 70% of Arizona teachers reportedly voted last week to walk off the job to increase teacher pay and funding for K thru 12 education.

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