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Opinion: Teaching history in a historic moment

A Denver East High School teacher wonders what student yearbooks will tell future generations about the coronavirus and social justice movements

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Littwin: As Donald Trump heads for Kenosha, against all warnings, he takes a suitcase full of conspiracy theories with him

Trump compared cops who make bad decisions to golfers who choke on a three-foot putt. And then there was the strange tale of a mystery airplane.

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Downtown Denver is starving for people. When will they come back?

After the shutdown, few companies have fully returned to their offices, while homelessness and protests conjure a new vibe.

Littwin: The political games have had their two weeks. Now it’s time to get back to athletes who have made their games real.

The NBA labor walkouts, which morphed into sports-wide strikes, are unprecedented. But these athletes aren’t the first, of course, to make their voices heard.

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Nicolais: Professional athletes are Bucking the system

With their walkouts, athletes can prompt real reform. It's time for Cory Gardner and the Senate to respond.

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The first two efforts to defund police in Colorado quickly failed. Will a push at CU be the first to succeed?

The Colorado legislature passed a sweeping police accountability bill in the wake of George Floyd protests, but so far efforts to replace law enforcement with mental health workers have failed.

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Coloradans dosed with ketamine during police confrontations — like Elijah McClain was — want investigation

25 doctors signed a position paper supporting the use of ketamine when people being arrested show "excited delirium." Two men say they were in handcuffs and complying with cops when the drug was administered in Arapahoe County and Lakewood.

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Namaste Noir: A Colorado yoga co-op seeks to diversify, heal racialized trauma

A growing body of research asserts that racism and discrimination may be playing a larger factor than previously thought in elevating risks for obesity and chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer among people of color. Can yoga help?