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DUS Colorful Stories: See Me, Hear Me

By: Ruby Jones

Rhonda Jackson Rhonda Jackson is a beautiful woman with a warm demeanor and a heart of gold, but there is a painful secret hiding behind her radiant smile. After years of working as a corporate professional and exploring her passion for theatre as an actress, Jackson experienced a life-changing health...

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Jenifer Lewis: The Mother of Black Hollywood

By: Ruby Jones

Jenifer Lewis is a legendary actress, comedian, singer, author, and activist, whose extraordinary contributions to theater, film, and television have warmed the hearts of audiences for nearly four decades. With exceptional talent, intensity, and one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, Lewis’s career has been nothing short of remarkable....

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Local Politics In The Time of Trump

By: Thomas Holt Russell

 An Important Meeting... On a recent Thursday night at the Colorado Democratic Offices in Denver, community organization leaders, activist and elected officials gathered together in the conference room – one of the main topics centered on “Getting Out the Black Vote”. The meeting featured a who’s who of Colorado democrats;...

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CoAGG Presents Panel Conference On Slavery, Genocide And Reparations

By: Jamil Shabazz

“Why don’t scholars of Genocide and Slavery talk to one another? A conversation on genocide and slavery could yield important truths about ‘man’s inhumanity to man,’ both in the past, and in ways that might prevent this in the future,” mused Program Committee Co-Chair Prof. Arthur Gilbert, during a recent...

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New York Style Deli Transitions to New Aurora Location

By: Zilingo Christopher Nwuke

For John Aquino, the dream of owning a New York style deli began as a child. Growing up in New York City’s Queens Borough, Aquino admired the work of his father, Lucas Aquino, who opened the original A Brother’s Deli location over 30 years ago. Now, Aquino has followed in...

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For The Culture: Dance 2-Gather & SocaFit

By: Jamil A. Shabazz

Denver’s Dance 2-Gather studio is warm and inviting, with spacious hardwood dance floors and vibrant walls painted with a mural depicting the rich cultural history of the small island state, Trinidad and Tobago. Since 2010, the studio has offered dance fitness classes led by enthusiastic and passionate instructors with one...

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DUS Colorful Stories: See Me, Hear Me

By: Ruby Jones

  Carlotta Walls LaNier C ivil rights pioneer, Carlotta Walls LaNier, is a testament to the power and importance of education in the pursuit of personal and collective goals. As the youngest member of the Little Rock Nine,LaNier’s participation in the desegregation of public schools was a turning point in the...