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The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Reopens After Renovations

By: Annette Walker & Ruby Jones

Positioned at the gateway to the historic Five Points neighborhood, the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library is one of only five public libraries in the United States whose mission is the collection and preservation of Black history. The legacy project, envisioned during the leadership of Denver’s first Black mayor, archives...

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CCCS Bridge to HBCU Program: A New Pathway to Academic Advancement

By: Ruby Jones

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) recently unveiled a new transfer opportunity for Colorado students, offering guaranteed enrollment at two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The monumental partnerships forged by the Bridge to HBCU program will enhance educational experiences and transform the next generation of leaders.   Community colleges play...

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Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Breaks Record for Arts-In-Education Programs

Sold-Out Dancing with the Denver Stars Gala Raises $150,000 The 13th Annual Dancing with the Denver Stars (DWTDS) gala was held on August 12, at the Denver Hilton City Center ballroom. The event, along with a paddle-raise fundraiser hosted by professional broadcaster and former Denver Broncos running back, Reggie Rivers,...

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The 8th Annual Afrik Impact Celebration

By: Mariam Sylla

 African Leadership Group Prepares for Largest Event Yet  If you are not at the table, you are on the menu. Everything we do is catered to community members having a seat at the table,” says Papa Dia, Founder and Executive Director of the African Leadership Group. The African Leadership Group...

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ULFC International Leadership Experience

By: Ryan Ross, Ph.D. & Brittany Winkfield

Since 2007, the Urban Leadership Foundation of Colorado (ULFC) has been in existence with the simple goal of bolstering Black professionals’ lived and professional experiences. The work has been rewarding and effective, boasting over 450 alumni who are engaged and impacting every major industry in Colorado, from nursing and veteran...

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Summer, In the Key of Love

By: Ruby Jones

Alicia Keys’ Stunning Summer Tour - A Review  On Thursday, July 27, Ball Arena came to life with a stunning performance by one of the most talented musicians of our time. Alicia Keys, a Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum singer, pianist, songwriter and composer filled every inch of the arena with an...