ASU Gammage Archives

On September 9, 1739, twenty enslaved Africans marched from South Carolina toward promised freedom in Spanish Florida, beating drums, waving flags and chanting for liberty. Known as the Stono Rebellion, it was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies and ended with the deaths of 25 colonists and 35 to 50 Africans. This little-known event had a lasting effect on African American culture, and to mark its 281st anniversary, performance collective Step Afrika! will...

Your mom deserves the world, of course, but who’s got the budget for such a purchase? It’s definitely not on sale at Costco. In lieu of the entire world or even a private island, we’ve come up with a list of local goodies to pamper Phoenix moms on Mother’s Day on any budget, from free to platinum.

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