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F1 star Lewis Hamilton raises right fist in fight against racism 13.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Standing on the podium to celebrate his latest win, Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton raised a clenched right fist and then delivered a message to his fellow drivers not to slow down in the fight against racism.
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Pandemic, racism compound worries about Black suicide rate 12.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she survived two more attempts at suicide, which felt like the only way to stop her pain.
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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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Guest Commentary: Denver Public Schools should live the value of “equity” – starting with low-wage workers 11.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Next week, I will join a coalition of union leaders representing low-wage frontline workers inside Denver Public Schools – including custodians, paraprofessionals, food workers, maintenance and grounds workers, safety and security staff, facility managers, and office support staff – as we continue negotiations with Denver Public Schools (DPS) regarding salary. In these negotiations, DPS will have the ability to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to living out their stated values of “equity” and “racial justice” as the district negotiates with a group of low-wage workers that are mostly people of color.
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Cherokee Nation adopted racism from Europeans. It’s time to reject it. 10.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As our tribe debates Cherokee history and identity, Cherokee citizens with white privilege carry the most responsibility to move our tribe forward.
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Black bodies, white spaces: Denver’s yoga scene faces a reckoning 10.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
People who have felt marginalized by a white-washed Western yoga scene now find themselves in a unique position to step in and pave the path forward.
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Black bodies, white spaces: Denver’s yoga scene faces a reckoning 10.7.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
People who have felt marginalized by a white-washed Western yoga scene now find themselves in a unique position to step in and pave the path forward.
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How the ‘only family’ argument is used against Indigenous families 9.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The phrasing was once deployed to keep Native families together under the Indian Child Welfare Act. Now, the narrative has been reversed.
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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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Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse 7.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Last month, when former Major League All-star Torii Hunter said he’d been called the N-word “a hundred times” at Boston’s storied Fenway Park, the Red Sox were quick to back him up with a promise to fight racism.
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Buck: Bye-bye, Blaine 7.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The United States Supreme Court delivered a resounding victory for freedom and against bigotry this week.
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Guest commentary: Polis must get Colorado on track to meet climate goals 6.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The consequences of this missed deadline and lack of progress are all too real for people living in the shadow of the Suncor oil refinery north of Denver.
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Democrats, Joe Biden look to accelerate Southern political shift 6.7.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues from public spaces, a bipartisan push across the South is chipping away at reminders of the Civil War and Jim Crow segregation.
Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter 5.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracy theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets. Their latest: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests of racial injustice.
“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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Editorial: Take down Denver’s Pioneer Monument 5.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
If Americans are going to live up to the ideals – equality and basic human rights -- put forward by the men who pushed aside monarchy in favor of self-governance 244 years ago, we must be as open to change as our founding fathers were in their time.
Man dead after overnight shooting in Denver 5.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver police said a man is dead after an overnight shooting in the Montbello neighborhood.
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Man dead after overnight shooting in Aurora 5.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A man is dead after an overnight shooting in Aurora, police said early Sunday.
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