Civil Rights:

Who gets to stay? Who has to leave? Deportation under Obama and Trump

In 2009, before Colorado repealed its controversial “show me your papers” law, Jeanette Vizguerra was pulled over on her way to work for driving with […]...

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February 18, 2017 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver’s review of jailhouse killing has taken 13 months, and counting

It has been nearly 13 months since the Denver Sheriff’s Department launched its internal investigation into the death of Michael Marshall, a mentally ill homeless man who choked […]...

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February 3, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Uncertainty reigns, but Trump’s sanctuary city crackdown appears more bark than bite

Before Donald Trump issued Wednesday’s executive order on interior security, the order that includes a crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities, this is what would happen […]...

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January 26, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

State House says hell no on religious exemptions bill

Even in redder-than-red Indiana, discriminating against someone because of their sexual orientation is frowned upon. Look at the outcry that came from business leaders and […]...

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January 26, 2017 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Women’s March in Denver

It takes a lot to pack Denver’s Civic Center for reasons other than a Super Bowl win. Nearly a year since throngs turned the park […]...

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January 21, 2017 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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The Home Front: With legal weed in the crosshairs, behold Colorado’s beard industry

“States where recreational marijuana is legal will be subject to ‘greater enforcement’ under the Trump administration, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday,” according to […]

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