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Tempe Falls in “Love” with Black Women

Submitted by Collette Watson “I remember a time when I didn’t have lunch money. My mom didn’t have money to give me. So she handed me a bag of watches. My mom was a hustler.” Wednesday night in Tempe, eight local figures shared true personal stories at a monologue storytelling...

Phoenix AKAs Combine Sewing with Service to Help Children in Need of Clothing

Submitted by Michelle Coro, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. What little girl doesn’t like the idea of getting a new dress designed just for her? That’s the idea behind the many volunteers who gathered at the Phoenix Urban League in downtown Phoenix on January 21 to match, cut,...

Local Black Candidates Make Big Gains in Arizona 2018 Elections

Submitted by Serah Blain, Spectrum Experience Four years ago, when Arizona’s only Black legislator, State Senator Leah Landrum Taylor, announced she was leaving the legislature, the Arizona Republic lamented: “Arizona could be one of only a handful of states with no Black state...

SOUNDS Academy Provides Music Education Opportunities to Arizona Youth

SOUNDS Academy is a non-profit music education organization that teaches, mentors, and provides musical experiences and opportunities for underserved youth. Students receive individual lessons, group classes, and perform on the violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano. Instruments...

Homecoming Photos: ASU Gives the Boot to the Utes on November 3

Arizona State University crushed the No. 16 Utah Utes, 38-20, in a homecoming weekend victory at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. Our photographer Demetrius Smith (DL Smith Photography) caught the biggest plays on his camera! Check out the images from the November 3 game. We plan to...

Mesa Police Culture Has to Change, the Brutality Must Stop

Updates: • Robert Johnson files lawsuit (May 8, 2019) • Statement from the African American Christian Clergy Coalition regarding the Scottsdale Police/Maricopa County Attorney decision to not file charges against Mesa Police for Robert Johnson beating (August 31, 201...

VIDEO: Arizona Man Claims Police Racially Profiled Him During Late Night Incident on Valley Highway

Valley resident David Chatwood is a stand-up comedian but what apparently happened to him on April 20 is no laughing matter. Chatwood, 35, claims that he is a Black man who was being “racially profiled in Phoenix” by the police after trying to be a Good Samaritan....

PhxSoul.com Launches NEW Business Directory

PhxSoul.com has created an Online Business Directory that showcases Black-owned companies, organizations, restaurants, and churches located in the state of Arizona. Our goal is to increase awareness among Arizona residents (and visitors to the Grand Canyon State) about...
Posted On 15 Apr 2018