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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

Truth, Lies and Videotape: Political TV ads in an election year

Feeling bombarded with all of the political ads on TV this time of year? Ready to tune out of campaign season? Don’t get overwhelmed – […]...

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April 25, 2016 Events, Just In, The Mix, Upcoming Events

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

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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The Home Front: As ‘Colorado Resistance’ forms, ‘everything’s on the table in 2018’

“The Colorado Resistance group debuted Sunday in Boulder, with a goal of organizing people statewide to work toward a ‘progressive takeover’ in 2018’s state mid-term […]

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