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“Black in Denver” illustrates through photos — and words — the vast diversity of the Black diaspora

Narkita Gold did not know what it meant to be Black in Denver when she set out to create a portrait-and-interview series called “Black in Denver” in 2018. “I didn’t even know what it meant to be me,” she said on the eve of her exhibit’s Nov. 19 opening at the Arvada Center. “I was […]

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Cartoonist R. Alan Brooks takes on white supremacy in his newest graphic novel, “Anguish Garden”

R. Alan Brooks, the local writer, rapper, teacher, artist, podcast host and cartoonist who writes the strip “What’d I Miss?” for The Colorado Sun, has announced the launch of his new graphic novel, “Anguish Garden.” Brooks already has found success with “The Burning Metronome,” a supernatural murder-mystery, which led to his position with Regis University’s […]