User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Social Justice
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Proposed federal rule would end food assistance for 90,000 in Colorado 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Most estimates put the minimum needed to live comfortably in Denver at about $29 an hour, but some families earning less than half of that could be considered too wealthy for free school lunches and other food assistance if a new federal rule moves forward.
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Lingerie company Yandy quietly removes Native American-themed costumes 18.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Dozens of Native American-themed costumes are no longer available online.
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Advocates already see fallout from immigration rule change 18.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits.
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When public lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow its own laws.
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When federal lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow it’s own laws.
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USWNT breaks off mediation talks in equal pay dispute with U.S. Soccer Federation 15.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Three days into a mediation process designed to amicably resolve their gender-discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, the 28 members of the U.S. women's national soccer team broke off talks Wednesday, likely setting the stage for a jury trial.
NFL partners with Jay-Z on Super Bowl entertainment, social justice initiative 14.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The NFL is forming a partnership with music mogul Jay-Z in a deal that allows him to help manage entertainment ventures tied to league events and is closely connected to the sport's community activism efforts.
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Colorado state lawmakers, activists endorse Kamala Harris in presidential primary 13.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A pair of Colorado state lawmakers and a cadre of influential black and Latino activists are backing Kamala Harris in the Democratic presidential primary, Harris' campaign announced Monday. 
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“So many kids getting hurt”: Sexual abuse and neglect ignored in rural Colorado county, report finds 10.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A nine-month investigation released Friday by the state's independent child protection monitor found Montezuma County violated dozens of state regulations and laws, including delayed responses to reports of abuse and neglect, inadequate supervision of child welfare cases and gaps in reporting child safety issues to law enforcement.
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Lauren Watson dies: Founder of Black Panther’s Denver chapter was 79 9.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Lauren Watson, a founder of the Black Panther Party in Colorado, died Wednesday in the Cherry Creek Nursing Center. He was 79.
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Constituents confront Cory Gardner on guns and immigration 9.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Activists and citizens turned a forum on veterans' health care Thursday into an opportunity to give U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner their thoughts.
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Trump faces protests as he visits Dayton, El Paso following mass shootings 7.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Protesters greeted President Donald Trump's arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country, as he visited survivors of last weekend's mass shootings and saluted first responders.
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Carl Lewis backs equal pay for women, calls Trump racist 6.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis said Monday that female athletes deserve fair and equal pay and criticized President Donald Trump for being "racist" and "misogynistic."
Trump’s America: Where politics dictate “racism” definition 6.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
It was the last morning of the workweek, and Scott Bremner, a popular talk-radio host, found himself — again — in the role of accidental referee on the issue of race.
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Protest planned at Aurora immigration detention center 6.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Activists are planning to protest at an immigration detention center in suburban Denver where a group of people last month replaced the American flag out front with a Mexican flag.
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2 armed men arrested at police shooting protest in Colorado Springs 6.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Two bail bondsmen were arrested Monday during a police shooting demonstration after they drew guns during a scuffle with protesters upset over the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect.
Woman, man who died in apparent murder-suicide in Denver’s Bear Valley area are identified 6.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A woman and man who died in a murder-suicide in Denver's Bear Valley neighborhood last month have been identified.
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Aurora identifies woman cited in connection with flag removals during July ICE protest 31.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Six days after citing a woman for alleged criminal tampering in connection to the removal of flags at the July 12 protest in Aurora outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center, city of Aurora officials released her name.
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Suburban women recoil as Trump dives back into racially divisive rhetoric 30.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Carol Evans approves of Donald Trump's immigration policy. She gives him credit for the strong economy. But the Republican from the affluent Milwaukee suburbs of Waukesha County, a GOP bedrock in the state, just can't commit to voting for the president next year like she did in 2016.
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Accused of racism, Trump blasts black congressman as racist 30.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist.
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