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Tay Anderson is bold, brash and unapologetic about seeking change in Denver 11.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Over the prior month, Tay Anderson hit the pavement hard, walking miles through downtown Denver, bullhorn glued to his hand, helping spearhead massive marches against police brutality. He rallied for a new neighborhood name in Stapleton and helped push Denver Public Schools to end its contract with the city's police department.
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Letters: Aurora police mishandle protests by provoking violence (7/9/20) 9.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Aurora police mishandle protests by provoking violence Re: “Thousands rally, urge justice for Aurora’s Elijah McClain,” June 28 news story
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Activists push for Black land ownership in Seattle 7.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Protests over racial equity prompt investments in the city’s Black community.
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Denver City Council will revert to online meetings amid protests, pandemic 7.7.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver City Council will revert back to virtual meetings after recent protests broke out in and around the City and County Building — and it’s unclear when the public will again be able to make comments. The council shifted to hybrid online and in-person meetings in April as a way of curbing the spread of […]
“Lift Every Voice and Sing” hymn ignites hope across nation 5.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests.
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WATCH: Rockies vs. Giants in MLB The Show 20, July 5, 2020 5.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Rockies and Giants play the finale of their three-game series on Sunday. The live stream will begin at 3 p.m. MT.
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Friednash: Colorado’s George Floyd protests wrought these five meaningful changes 5.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Protests seizing the political urgency of the moment have long been an integral part of our nation’s history and Independence Day .
Kafer: Lawlessness unabated can doom even a great city like Denver 1.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The sight isn’t just demoralizing to law-abiding taxpayers; the lingering damage communicates a message to criminals: vandalism and violence are tolerated in the city. Feel free to do it again.
Hong Kong police make first arrests under new security law 1.7.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Hong Kong police made the first arrests Wednesday under a new national security law imposed by China’s central government, as thousands of people defied tear gas and pepper pellets to protest against the contentious move on the anniversary of the former British colony's handover to Chinese rule.
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House Democrats’ climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.
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Aurora police chief defends officers’ actions during Elijah McClain protest 30.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Aurora's interim police chief said it was necessary to use lines of riot police to clear out a Saturday protest from the city's municipal grounds because some members of the crowd threw rocks and water bottles at police, or tried to fight officers.
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Black candidates push race debate into GOP-held districts 29.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
It was a scene Jeannine Lee Lake never would have imagined when she first ran against Greg Pence, Vice President Mike Pence’s brother, for a rural Indiana congressional seat two years ago: an almost entirely white crowd of more than 100 people marching silently in the Pences’ hometown this month, offering prayers for Black people killed by police and an end to systemic racism.
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Thousands expected at Aurora police headquarters Saturday to protest Elijah’s McClain’s death 27.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Thousands of people are expected to descend on Aurora's police department headquarters Saturday afternoon to call for justice for Elijah McClain, the 23-year-old who died after an encounter with officers last August.
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Elijah McClain is becoming a household name. His mother is hurt that it’s taken so long. 27.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Elijah McClain has been dead for almost a year, but he only became a household name after George Floyd was killed by police in Minneapolis, sparking protests in Colorado and across the world. Sheneen McClain spoke to The Denver Post about her grief for her son and how much it hurt her to see locals show up in force for Floyd but not for Elijah.
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Denver’s George Floyd protests cost at least $5.5 million in damage, overtime 26.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Protests that have taken place over the past month in Denver are estimated to have cost the city and private businesses more than $5.5 million in damages and overtime costs, and that number is expected to climb, officials say.
Reggie Rivers: The flawed logic behind an armed police response to every little problem 26.6.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Suppose a police officer saw you make that illegal u-turn and he pulled you over. Would you expect him to listen to your story, understand your plight and let you go with just a warning?
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CSU basketball’s Niko Medved encouraged by student athlete social activism: “These guys are learning that they have a voice” 26.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Niko Medved has held countless video meetings with his Colorado State men’s basketball players since the end of last season. But their most important conversations were often not about hoops at all.
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“Is this who we are?”: Denver South to reconsider Rebels nickname 26.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Now, in the midst of protests nationwide regarding monuments and names deemed offensive, the nickname may soon be no longer. The school has initiated a process of considering alternative nicknames, said South principal Bobby Thomas.
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Where does Pride fit in a time of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter? 25.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
For organizers and participants, this is a chance to return to the roots of Pride — a fight for equity.
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Impatience grows for cops’ arrests in Breonna Taylor’s death 25.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The outcry has reverberated for weeks online and at demonstrations nationwide: Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor.
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