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Denver school board Director Tay Anderson speaks at a press conference about removing police from schools on June 5.

Majority of Denver school board shows support for removing police from schools

The Denver school board could vote next week on a resolution that would remove police officers from the city’s public schools by the end...
Jayla Felix, 14, and Cameron Johnson, 13, mattering on the Capital steps Tuesday night. (Photo by Susan Greene)

By marching in Denver, a girl finds her way to “matter” "To be honest,...

Jayla Felix took a bus and then light rail from east Aurora to Denver Sunday to see black lives mattering in person. By that point,...
Welton Street in Denver on the fifth day of protests in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. June 1, 2020.

Guest Post: Amid unrest and grief, inaction is not an option

We, the student leaders at the Sturm College of Law, stand in solidarity with our colleagues and community of color. Our society is in...
Currently, the school district and the city split the cost of providing 18 police officers to work as “school resource officers” in some of the district’s secondary schools.

As protests continue, Denver to start conversation about role of police in schools

Following nationwide protests of racist policing, the Denver school district is expected to begin a conversation about the role of police officers in Denver...
The ICE detention facility in Aurora is one of 22 new outbreaks reported by CDPHE this week.

Coronavirus outbreak confirmed at ICE detention denter in Aurora

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement processing center in Aurora Wednesday,...
Khyra Parker raises her fist during nine minutes of silence during the sixth day of protests in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. June 2, 2020.

Huge crowd marches through Denver as protests prompt legislative action

It wasn’t the most organized, or best publicized of the Denver marches to demand change after the death of a Minneapolis man in police...
Protesters with arms raised in front of a line of police near Colfax Ave. in Denver on May 31, 2020.

Guest Post: Militarized police force sends wrong message to protesters and police alike

The protests in downtown Denver come from a place of fear, anger, and distrust. The narrative during the first four days of protests seemed...
Denver Post reporter Alex Burness shows welts left after police fired foam pellets into a crowd of protesters on May 31, 2020. Burness was struck four times. (Photo courtesy of Shelly Bradbury)

Greene: Denver Police agreed to First Amendment training. It still hasn’t happened.

A pair of Denver officers taught me a few things in the summer of 2018. #1: That a woman ought to “Act like a lady”...
Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen marches and speaks with demonstrators on Monday, June 1, 2020, as they peacefully protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)

Thousands — including Denver’s police chief — marched Monday against police violence and the...

Denver’s police chief walked arm-in-arm with anti-racism protesters Monday during a peaceful march that contrasted with several nights of clashes between his officers and...
Damage to Denver Post building in Civic Center on Saturday, May 30, 2020. (Photo by Susan Greene)

CFOIC, journalism groups decry law enforcement targeting of reporters and photographers during George Floyd...

On June 1, Colorado Freedom of Information, Colorado Press Association, Colorado Broadcasters Association and the Colorado Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists...
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