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Women Making Their Presence Felt in Upcoming Mayoral Elections

By: Thomas Holt Russell

Women Making Their Presence Felt in Upcoming Mayoral Elections By Thomas Holt Russell Denver is continuing the national upward trend of women running for political office as confirmed by the upcoming municipal elections. Four of the 10 people running for mayor are women, and they covered a variety of experiences...

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In The Margins Of History

By: Jamil Shabazz

In The Margins Of History By Jamil Shabazz The year 2018 was undoubtedly the year of the Black Panther. The film was a critical and commercial success and a cultural obsession. For me, the film didn't have any appeal. I could never make the connection about how a fictitious Black...

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Our 400 Year Sojourn: Reconstruction Era

By: Ruby Jones

Our 400 Year Sojourn: Reconstruction Era By Ruby Jones The bloodiest conflict the nation has ever seen was initiated by uncompromising differences between Union and Confederate states over the power of national government to limit states’ rights. Slavery played a pivotal role during the United States Civil War, as Southern...

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In The Margins Of History

By: Jamil Shabazz

In The Margins Of History By Jamil Shabazz The year 2018 was undoubtedly the year of the Black Panther. The film was a critical and commercial success and a cultural obsession. For me, the film didn't have any appeal. I could never make the connection about how a fictitious Black...

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DM42 To Honor Denver's First African American Mayor

By: Cindy Brofsky

DM42 To Honor Denver’s First African American Mayor The Honorable Wilma J. Webb Will Preserve Husband’s Legacy In Bronze By Cindy Brovsky Wilma J. Webb, a 13-year former Colorado State Representative who initiated, delivered, and established strong laws which elevated our cities, our state, and our nation to a better...

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Honoring Brother Keith L. Weston with “A Brown or Chocolate Affair”

By: Ruby Jones

During the first weekend in March, the world’s oldest and largest group of Masons of African origin will celebrate 234 years of brotherhood and servitude. Hundreds of Prince Hall Masons will convene in the Mile High City to celebrate Founders Day Weekend and attend the Testimonial Banquet honoring Keith L....

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Joe Neguse Makes History and Will Work to ‘Keep Hope Alive’

By: Annette Walker

“With so much vitriol right now in Washington and our political system, we must remember that while fear is contagious, so is hope,” said Joe Neguse immediately following his electoral victory on November 6, 2018. “Tonight, I am deeply hopeful for the future of our country, as we work together...