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Denver Marade 2017: A show of unity

They came in ski hats and waders, trudging through the wet morning snow that blanketed Denver’s City Park. Some carried kids on their shoulders or […]...

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January 16, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

National survey reports Colorado schools remain “hostile environments” for LGBTQ youth

A national school climate survey shows that despite some progress, Colorado high schools remain “hostile environments” for the many gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer […]...

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January 12, 2017 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

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


Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]

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Layoffs whack another Colorado newspaper

  Some layoffs hit The Pueblo Chieftain earlier this month. On Twitter, ex-reporter Matt Hildner said there would be no more Chieftain news from his feed since he […]

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