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Civil Rights:

Denver Public Schools discrimination lawsuit to be resolved outside the courtroom

The owners of Roybal Construction have agreed to drop their contract-discrimination lawsuit against Denver Public Schools, saying they have decided to pursue a less adversarial […]...

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December 5, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

The misguided archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline

This summer, Tim Mentz Sr. took to YouTube to tell the world about the destruction of his cultural heritage. A former tribal historic preservation officer […]...

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November 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

The great-granddaughter of a slave on the failure of Amendment T

Supporters of anti-slavery Amendment T were shocked Thursday to learn that Colorado voters had officially turned down the ballot measure. Those who worked to advance […]...

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November 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

GREENE: There’s nothing sweeter than an exoneration. And also nothing sadder.

Twenty-nine years, two months, and 28 days. That’s how long it took Clarence Moses-EL to disentangle himself from a rape he didn’t commit, a 48-year […]...

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November 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: Jury finds Clarence Moses-EL not guilty

Update to “update”: Susan Greene is working on a post-mortem of the Moses-EL case. Update: Nearly three decades after going to prison for a rape […]...

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November 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

“Not my president:” Thousands march against Trump in Denver

The signs at last night’s anti-Donald Trump march did not want for creativity: “Still we rise;” “Donald Putin;” “Love will win;” “Fuck Trump.” About five […]...

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November 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

GRIEGO: Foreign-born, U.S.-raised youth in the Trump age ask, “What do we do next?”

With the election of Donald Trump as president, a countdown of sorts began for one particular group of people: those who are here illegally but were granted […]...

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November 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Amendment T — the slavery question — hanging in limbo

In a disappointing election for many Colorado civil rights advocates, Amendment T’s potential failure is an unexpected twist of the knife. The measure, which would […]...

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November 10, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Medical aid-in-dying triumphs

Colorado has become the sixth state to authorize medical aid-in-dying. Early returns show Proposition 106 has resounding approval from voters. It was one of the […]...

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November 9, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Minimum wage going up

Voters have decided it’s time to give Colorado’s minimum-wage workers a long-overdue raise. Amendment 70, a measure that would increase Colorado’s minimum wage to $12 […]...

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November 9, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

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Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6!

Grab your calendar: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 marks the seventh annual Colorado Gives Day, and The Indy needs your help! Colorado Gives Day is a statewide […]

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2 Electoral College members are suing Colorado in plan to stop Trump

  Two of Colorado’s nine national electors are taking Colorado to federal court today, challenging a law that requires them to cast their Electoral College votes […]

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