Denver Urban Spectrum 30th Anniversary,  A Celebration of Caring, Loving and Informing the Community

Denver Urban Spectrum 30th Anniversary, A Celebration of Caring, Loving and Informing the Community

Denver Urban Spectrum 30th Anniversary, A Celebration of Caring, Loving and Informing the Community

This spring we celebrate as Denver Urban Spectrum marks its 30th year of publishing. Since its inception in April 1987, the newspaper has been the voice for Colorado’s communities of color. Rosalind “Bee” Harris has nurtured the Spectrum like a parent from infancy through adolescence into adulthood, always keeping its...

Their Future is Open, Taking Steps to Realize Their Dreams

Their Future is Open, Taking Steps to Realize Their Dreams

Their Future is Open, Taking Steps to Realize Their Dreams

With the rhetoric and proposed new policies of the current administration, communities of color are taken aback, as the progress made in the last 50 years seems in peril. We must arm ourselves with knowledge for counterarguments, and be ready with resistance based on the strengths and values that have...

Extra Support Helps Caregiver Be There for Her Mother

Extra Support Helps Caregiver Be There for Her Mother

Extra Support Helps Caregiver Be There for Her Mother

Annette Rucker isn’t shy about admitting her trepidation about coping with the Alzheimer’s diagnosis her mother, Alma, received 15 years ago. “I knew I was not going to be able to handle this very well,” said the IT professional. “I’m going to need support. I need it for me.” Rucker...

Tommy Davidson: Flying Fearless and Using Laughter to Shape Perceptions

Tommy Davidson: Flying Fearless and Using Laughter to Shape Perceptions

Tommy Davidson: Flying Fearless and Using Laughter to Shape Perceptions

Comedian/actor Tommy Davidson’s fearless attitude has been on full display throughout his entire career, and has propelled him to be one of the most prolific figures in comedy over the last 30 years. Versatility, more so than any of his other traits, has been the key to his ascension in...