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Olympian Allyson Felix Steps up to Fight for Maternal Protection  

By: Angelia D. McGowan

Allyson Felix, five-time U.S. Olympian in track and field, is soaring on a different track these days working to advance women’s rights for maternal protection. She shared her journey to this new life of advocacy most recently as the keynote speaker at the annual luncheon for the Women’s Foundation of...

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When the Pastor Gets Weary

By: Brittany Winkfield  

Coming out of the pandemic, Black people are at the top of most of the lists for risk factors, yet the people in the community who are caring for them are not caring for themselves. “As a pastor you put your inner self aside to meet the challenges of the...

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New Denver Police Chief Aims for Community Collaborations

By: Michael Renee Giles

Despite the countless stories published nationwide about the misuse of jurisdiction and force in handling citizen encounters in Denver, Colorado, a new feeling of hope accompanies the swearing in of Ron Thomas as the new Denver police chief. The event took place on October 18, one day after the Denver...

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Black Boss Summit Supports Economic Equity

By: Elijah Hill

The Black Boss Summit powered by the Black Business Initiative, was held September 10 at Le Méridien Denver Downtown. The summit offered an opportunity for entrepreneurs to mingle and learn how to be better in business. Kicking off the event was Sebrina Hillard of Insurance Design and Placement. During her...

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Leslie Herod Launches Campaign for Denver Mayor

By: Herod pledges to bring change and meaningful results to city issues

Community leader, social justice reform advocate and state representative for House District 8, Leslie Herod, launched her campaign for Mayor of Denver. Herod vowed to refrain from a business-as-usual approach, and instead focus on bringing people together to meet today’s challenges and create real results.   “I’m running for mayor for...

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Striking a Chord for Breast Cancer Survivors

By: Angelia D. McGowan

Last month the United States marked the anniversary of 9/11. The horror of that day in 2001 was compounded exponentially for Jackie Wesley, who received a diagnosis of stage 111B invasive carcinoma breast cancer over the telephone while she was in a grocery store. She was 39. She did not...

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The Improbable Candidate

By: Alfonzo Porter

Former Gang Leader Turned Activist Terrance Roberts’ Quest to Become  Denver’s Next Mayor The saga involving former gang leader, turned community activist, turned Denver mayoral hopeful, Terrance Roberts, appears to have again captured the attention of many across the Mile High City. The once notorious gangbanger spoke at an event at...