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Author : Kyle Harris

Ruling: Auraria Higher Ed Center discriminated against workers

The Auraria Higher Education Center, the group overseeing the universities housed on Denver’s Auraria Campus, discriminated against Latino janitors based on their national origin, according […]...

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May 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Ugandan LGBT activist asks Colorado students for solidarity

Clare Byarugaba traveled from Uganda this month to plea with Colorado’s student activists to support her country’s LGBT community, which has been under government attack. […]...

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April 29, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

DA Morrissey drops 15-year-old’s charges, then insults her family

Denver’s District Attorney Mitch Morrissey took to Facebook to announce he was dropping all charges against a 15-year-old girl and to blast her family for a “grandstanding […]...

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April 15, 2016 Criminal Justice, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

‘Bullies have won’ in the SCFD fight, say gagged arts leaders

Stop griping or your funding will be cut. That was the warning small arts and cultural groups gleaned from their funder, the Scientific and Cultural […]...

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April 13, 2016 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

White activists march in Denver against racist political rhetoric

When Donald Trump announced plans to come to Denver, activists in a white anti-racist group planned to march downtown tonight to protest racism in the […]...

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April 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Obama commutes 61 prisoners’ sentences, one from Colorado

President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 61 prisoners Wednesday, all convicted of drug-related crimes. Among those who will be released is Aurora’s Sammy Lee Woods. […]...

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March 30, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Denver police commander sued for nabbing watchdog’s phone

A citizen journalist from Fort Collins is suing a Denver Police commander for seizing a phone she was using to record video of officers arresting […]...

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March 28, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver police and sheriffs’ overtime pay skyrocketed in 2015

Overtime pay at the city and County of Denver shot up 23 percent  in 2015, reports Art Kane at ColoradoWatchdog.org. Taxpayers are footing $8.6 million more […]...

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March 28, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver KKK cop painting: What’s wrong with this picture?

By now, you’ve probably seen the painting everyone in Denver’s talking about. It depicts a city cop as a Ku Klux Klan-style child killer. Denver […]...

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March 24, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Denver: A haven for monied millennials, a hazard for the poor

Denver ranks sixth in the list of cities with the largest populations of rich millennials. Yes, this is new Denver — the same city that […]...

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March 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

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The Home Front: A top District Attorney investigator in Pueblo has been ‘charged with multiple crimes’ but the indictment is sealed

“Court records show that the former deputy chief investigator of the Pueblo District Attorney’s office has been charged with multiple crimes, including official misconduct, misuse […]

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