50th Anniversary of the Assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

50th Anniversary of the Assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

50th Anniversary of the Assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Last month, the world marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. We watched as the U.S., in particular, paid tribute through documentaries, special broadcast programs, tributes, marches, parades, sweeping accolades by public officials and the requisite constant recitation of the “I Have a...

A Spectrum of Mixed Feelings Brings Controversy To Denver Community

A Spectrum of Mixed Feelings Brings Controversy To Denver Community

A Spectrum of Mixed Feelings Brings Controversy To Denver Community

The political season is upon us. Mid-term elections are often viewed as not that critical, so voter turnout is small compared to presidential elections.  But even though Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s possible re-election to a third term is months away, there is cause for concern. In the last few months,...

Seize the Day: One Colorado Industry Ripe for Minority and Women Hires

Seize the Day: One Colorado Industry Ripe for Minority and Women Hires

Seize the Day: One Colorado Industry Ripe for Minority and Women Hires

If there is one thing I have learned in my life is that if an opportunity presents itself, you must seize it or someone else will. With that thought, I want to share what may be a little known growing career opportunity for African Americans, Latinos and women. Nearly 1.9...

Law Enforcement in African American Communities Have a Long and Troubled History

Law Enforcement in African American Communities Have a Long and Troubled History

Law Enforcement in African American Communities Have a Long and Troubled History

“We ain’t riotin’ against’ all you whites. We’re riotin’ agains’ police brutality, like that cab driver they beat up the other night. That stuff goes on all the time. When the police treat us like people ‘stead of treatin’ us like animals, then the riots will stop.” William Furr, 1967...