Voters in Tucson soundly defeated an initiative that would have made the Old Pueblo into a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants. The city also elected its first Latina mayor. Julia Shumway of the Arizona Capitol Times talks about the city’s election.
Following the Civil War, a group of young ex-slaves in Nashville, Tenn., set out to save their bankrupt school by giving concerts. Throughout the North and in venues across Europe, they introduced audiences to the power of spirituals.
By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans. On Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 9 p.m., PBS NewsHour takes a closer look at this now ubiquitous material, how it's impacting the world and ways we can break our plastic addiction.
Celebrate the Christmas season with a variety of special programming coming to Arizona PBS this winter.