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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

Denver’s independent safety monitor insulated from political whims

Denver’s Referred Question 2B has passed. The city’s independent monitoring office for its police and sheriff’s departments will be preserved in the city charter. That […]...

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November 8, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix

“Words matter”: The great-granddaughter of a slave on what Amendment T means to her

This year, Colorado ballots contain a measure called Amendment T. Coverage of this amendment has paled in comparison to other issues, in part because it […]...

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November 7, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Homestretch: The fight to raise Colorado’s minimum wage

Voters at polling centers across Colorado will soon be deciding on Amendment 70, a measure that would alter the state constitution to increase the minimum […]...

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November 6, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Thousands demand DA Morrissey stop making Moses-EL “a slave” to the justice system

Civil rights activists joined forces with Denver clergy members today to make one last appeal to Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey to not re-prosecute Clarence […]...

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November 4, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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The Home Front: The U.S might not, but Boulder County is likely to commit to the Paris climate accord

“Boulder County commissioners signaled Friday that they’re likely to adopt a resolution declaring the county’s commitment to upholding the goals of the Paris climate agreement,” […]

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