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A Reflection of Light

By: Jamil Shabazz

Radio personality and emcee Becky Taylor is a woman that needs no introduction, seeing as how she’s an expert in the exercise. Taylor is Colorado radio royalty, her voice has been cascading through the ears of listeners longer than... well actually I don’t know because she won’t tell! In addition...

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Black Girl Magic in Japan Cultural Immersion with a Purpose

By: Ruby Jones

Three young women from Denver are preparing to bring Black Girl Magic to Japan, as they embark on a month-long cultural immersion trip to the Land of the Rising Sun. Briana Thomas, Shea Carey, and Amara Williams are among a group of 15 students who will travel through out the...

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Passing The Torch: How The Bass Has Bonded Father And Son

By: Lauren Turner Photos by Bernard Grant

Electric bassist Billy Rich has associations with some pretty big names in the music world. From Buddy Miles and Taj Mahal, to the late great mind of Jimi Hendrix, Billy’s electric bass skills have led him to play with some pretty memorable stars. He’s toured the world and is a...

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A Spectrum of Mixed Feelings Brings Controversy To Denver Community

By: Charles Emmons

The political season is upon us. Mid-term elections are often viewed as not that critical, so voter turnout is small compared to presidential elections.  But even though Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s possible re-election to a third term is months away, there is cause for concern. In the last few months,...

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50th Anniversary of the Assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By: Alfonzo Porter

Last month, the world marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. We watched as the U.S., in particular, paid tribute through documentaries, special broadcast programs, tributes, marches, parades, sweeping accolades by public officials and the requisite constant recitation of the “I Have a...