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Denver Black Lives Matter protestors remember Michael Brown and others killed by police

Protestors gathered at Sonny Lawson Park in Five Points and marched to the Denver County Courthouse to protest police violence and mourn the anniversary of the […]...

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August 10, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Coalition forms to push back drillers from oil and gas-loving Denver

This is where opponents hope to turn the tide against the kind of neighborhood drilling activity that has characterized recent boom-time operations in the state....

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February 10, 2015 The Mix

Keefe: Making history

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December 17, 2014 Keefe

Littwin: We’re having the race conversation

If you believe the polls, or watch cable TV news, you may be halfway convinced that race relations in America have somehow grown worse during […]...

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December 16, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Littwin on America’s ham sandwich justice system

Anyone surprised by the Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict the cop in the death of Eric Garner hasn’t been paying attention. Of […]...

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December 5, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Mike Keefe on Ferguson

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November 25, 2014 Keefe, The Blogs

Littwin: Until the fire next time

THE armored cars were rolling, the Walgreens was burning, the tear gas was flying, the glass everywhere was shattering. And every bit of it — […]...

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November 25, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Black clergy calls for police restraint around possible Ferguson-related protests

If they believed justice were in fact color blind, African American community leaders wouldn’t be calling for police restraint to insure protestor safety in anticipation of a grand jury decision out of Ferguson, Missouri. ...

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November 19, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Beats, The Mix

Ferguson from the Mile High City

  Three of us on the wrestling team were headed to a downtown Turkish sauna to sweat off a few pounds before the next day’s […]...

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August 22, 2014 Civil Rights, The Blogs

Wiretap: Finding meaning in a life

Max Fisher writes for Vox.com that many people will try to find meaning in James Foley’s unspeakable death at the hands of ISIS. Fisher says, instead, that we should take our meaning from his life....

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August 20, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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