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CCGAA To Host Genocide Slavery Conference

By: Charles Emmons

Genocide and its cousin slavery are two of the most heinous words and practices in the modern world.  Most recently genocide has occurred in Burma, and we have earlier examples in Armenia, Darfur, Rwanda, and Bosnia. In the 21st century, after so much history, why are we still talking about...

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Akente Express: A Beacon for Blackness

By: Allan Tellis Photos by Stunttime Photography

The early 90’s were a special time in Black history. Fresh out of the 80’s, a decade that brought Reaganomics, crack and a doubling in the Black male murder rate, the 90’s offered a chance to do things differently. The new decade offered fresh and creative artists, bold fashion, bright...

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Denver Welcomes Noel Distinguished Visiting Professor Dr. Phil S. Hart

By: Laurence Washington

Dr. Phil S. Hart has joined the ranks of Princeton Professor Cornel West, pianist Billy Taylor, actor Ossie Davis and jazz singer Diane Reeves as the latest recipient of the prestigious Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professorship at MSU Denver. The Noel Professorship, which began in ’81, is named after...

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CCGAA To Host Genocide Slavery Conference

By: Charles Emmons

Genocide and its cousin slavery are two of the most heinous words and practices in the modern world.  Most recently genocide has occurred in Burma, and we have earlier examples in Armenia, Darfur, Rwanda, and Bosnia. In the 21st century, after so much history, why are we still talking about...

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2018 African Americans Who Make A Difference

Akilah Graham Paralegal and Private Investigator, Cleopatra Jones Investigations Mental Health Paraprofessional, Devereux Mental Health Akilah Graham uses her paralegal skills to support the African American, Latino, and Somalian communities with social service, child support, protection orders, record expungements, divorce issues and other legal matters. As a special education paraprofessional...

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The Healing Garden Deserves A Little TLC Relaunch Party Planned In January

By: Allan Tellis

With extreme determination and a palpable dedication, Dr. Rhonda Coleman is ready to turn The Healing Garden (THG) into the community hub she always envisioned it could be. Although The Healing Garden is relatively new to the public, the concept has been under construction since Coleman was undergoing her dissertation,...

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Colorado Music Hall of Fame Inducts Seven Jazz Masters...

By: Luciana

Very seldom can you find several jazz masters all under one roof. Well that was the case last month when the Colorado Music Hall of Fame inducted Charles Burrell, Bill Frisell and Ron Miles, Dianne Reeves, and Phillip Bailey, Larry Dunn and Andrew Woolfolk of Earth, Wind & Fire as...

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Omarosa’s Final Days at White House Full of Controversy, Accusations Some say she blocked qualified Black applicants; others say that’s not possible NNPA president says she may have been fighting for diversity

By: Hazel Trice Edney

Omarosa Manigault Newman, who has resigned under duress from her public liaison job at the White House, is leaving true to form - amidst a cloud of controversy and with sparks flying. The White House has confirmed her resignation effective Jan. 20. The official White House reason was that she...

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Black Women in Rodeo: Bucking the Trend

By: Laurence Washington

In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, and to honor the slain Civil Rights leader, Mikala Nealy will be one of the many “cowgirls” participating in the MLK Jr. Rodeo of Champions on Jan. 15, at the Denver Coliseum. The MLK rodeo is a brain child of the Bill Pickett...