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DMV to reopen two locations offering immigrant driver’s permits

Two Department of Motor Vehicles offices, one in Colorado Springs and another in Grand Junction, will again offer driver’s permits to undocumented immigrants, starting June 1. The offices shut […]...

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May 20, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Civil Rights, Just In, Politics

Lakeside Amusement Park cops bark at disabled customers: No service dogs on rides

Maureen Stevens was glad to have her service dog Chester standing calmly in front of her while she filmed a Lakeside police officer screaming at one […]...

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May 20, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Tony Perkins: Obama’s ‘weapons of sexual radicalism’ hamper Christian anti-poverty efforts

“President Obama took the common goal of helping the poor and used it to drive an even deeper wedge between his administration and people of […]...

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May 18, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Denver civil rights activists to protest AT&T in wake of president’s racist texts

Denver civil rights activist Alvertis Simmons thought of his granddaughter when he saw the racist meme that former AT&T president Aaron Slator sent to a […]...

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May 15, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Thunderdome 2015: LGBTQ people vs. Christian right

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Thunderdome 2015: Native Americans vs. coaches

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Civil Rights, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Thunderdome 2015: Police body cameras vs. chokeholds

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Co-sponsors’ squabble over amendments kills student-data privacy bill

However, after passing unanimously in both chambers, the bill has imploded hours before the end of the session and mere metaphorical inches from the Governor's desk....

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May 6, 2015 Civil Rights, Education, Just In, The Mix

VIDEO: ACLU slams Colorado Springs’ officers for racially-biased policing

Ryan and Benjamin Brown, two African American men, were out for a drive when white Colorado Springs police officers pulled them over. One officer pointed […]...

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May 5, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Painters, musician, poets showcase art about immigration

“I know a lot of people who don’t know why people are immigrating to the United States and a lot of people who don’t know […]...

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May 1, 2015 Civil Rights, Friday Culture, Just In, The Mix

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Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with drilling and fracking policy in the state. Colorado […]

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Reader’s View: Two tragedies in Aurora

The Aurora theater shooting trial has been going on for almost a month now and as testimony continues, it is apparent that the shooter’s crimes […]

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