Special thanks
to our supporters

  • Jerald Peek
  • Kirsten Engel
  • Tom Walker
  • Milly Haeuptle
  • Ben McNitt — McNitt Bros. Wood Works
  • Drew Pearson
  • David & Joy Schaller
  • Lester Bangs
  • Ida B. Wells
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News
Rideshare and food delivery work became even riskier during COVID-19, which put thousands of people out of jobs.

Gig work can give people flexibility and freedom, but some experts believe it also exposes them to inconsistent, low pay and the possibility of exploitation for the sake of customer convenience and the work became even riskier during COVID-19, which put thousands of people out of jobs. Read more»

Food delivery services Uber Eats and DoorDash said they are still working to support Black-owned businesses but will no longer give them a break on fees, under a settlement with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office that called the practice discriminatory.

Uber Eats, Postmates and DoorDash said they will no longer waive delivery fees for customers who order from Black-owned restaurants in Arizona, to settle charges by the Attorney General’s Office that the deals violated the Arizona Civil Rights Act. Read more»