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Soul School Is In Session:  A Tutorial Without Barriers and Borders

By: Wayne Trujillo and Photos Lens of Ansar

It’s summer break for most teachers and students, but for Tony Price and Sethe Tucker school is always in session. The pair comprise the voice and heart of Soul School, the popular Denver-based party band that embraces everything from old school R&B and soul to current hip hop and pop....

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Gregory Goodloe is Stylin’

By: Wayne Trujillo

Gregory Goodloe set his sights, and some lofty goals, on a music career barely five years ago. In that relative eyeblink the Denver native’s sounds have reached audiences well outside earshot of the Mile High City that remains his base. Goodloe is already regionally renowned for his jazz prowess, a...

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Black Therapists Talk about Mental Health

By: Angelia D. McGowan

Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness, according to Dr. Wilbert Miles, a Denver-based clinical psychologist who has been practicing for more than 30 years. “The most successful people ask for help,” he says. “A lot of people don’t understand that everyone needs help sometimes. We’re all vulnerable,...

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Alamance County: Digging through my Family Roots

By: Thomas Holt Russell

Armed insurrection, a war against the Klan, martial law enacted in an American town, Governor impeachment, a multimillion-dollar corporation built on free labor, a paternalistic slave owner, and the resilience of a former slave and first Black deputy in the middle of all this. Caswell Holt's photograph, along with other...

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I've got the power. Why solar is going to be the status quo

By: Barry Overton

It's 2022 and by now pretty much most of us have heard of solar panels, but much like cryptocurrency, NFTs and the metaverse, we're still trying to figure out how this technology will benefit us. Through this article I hope to shed some light in regards to the benefits of...

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The Walk of Mayor Wellington E. Webb Monument Unveiled

By: Luciana

From all walks of life they came – elected officials, business associates, former staff, acquaintances, colleagues, friends, and family – walking together to celebrate the dedication and unveiling ceremony for The Walk of Mayor Wellington E. Webb monument in the Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building. Funded by the DM...

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Denver Locals Comment on Chief Justice Nomination

John Bailey with the Colorado Black Round Table hosted a Zoom meeting after the nomination and confirmation of Chief Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. He asked the following for their comments on what it meant to them. Following are excerpts of their comments. To view the complete meeting, email John Bailey...

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Judge Ketanji Jackson Brown Makes U.S. History

By: Stacy M. Brown

Editor’s note:  This article was first published in the Denver Weekly News. It is reprinted with permission from the publisher. On April 7, 2022, at 2:17 p.m. EDT, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson entered the history books, becoming the first Black woman elevated to the position of U.S. Supreme Court justice. After...