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Community voice: Learn the facts about your DA race

What do you know about your district attorney? The Denver Justice Project sees this role as the most influential in the criminal justice system. The […]...

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May 24, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

Slavery is legal in Colorado. This November, you can change that.

Colorado voters this fall will have a chance to finally put an end to legalized slavery. Wasn’t there a Civil War about that? And wasn’t […]...

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

No fix for Colorado’s immigrant driver’s license program

Go to traffic court, and you’ll see a crowded room of undocumented immigrants nervously awaiting their hearings, and weary judges trying to find workarounds so […]...

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

National Park Service centennial shares limelight with scandals

This story first appeared in High Country News. Just weeks before the 2012 elections, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis settled into a cabin on […]...

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May 2, 2016 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, 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

Immigrant driver’s license overhaul passes House

Colorado’s driver’s license program for undocumented immigrants is one step closer to a much-needed overhaul. The House passed a proposal Monday to double the number of DMVs offering licenses to undocumented […]...

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April 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Moses-EL case set for new trial with key evidence missing

The Denver District Attorney’s office is moving forward re-prosecuting Clarence Moses-EL for an attack to which another man has confessed. Mitch Morrissey’s chief deputy convinced […]...

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April 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Aurora’s heavily white police force is firing at blacks

Aurora police are shooting black people at a rate that’s more than three times higher than that city’s black population. A statewide review of police […]...

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April 13, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Opinion: Bill Clinton proves racism is not a partisan affair

Bill Clinton’s recent outburst at Black Lives Matter protesters reminds us that America’s history of racism—in the form of policy and official political discourse—is not […]...

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April 8, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Blogs, The Mix

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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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