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Racial segregation is getting worse in big U.S. cities — except for Colorado Springs

Among the 113 largest cities examined by researchers for a decade only two qualified as "integrated." One of them was Colorado Springs. Denver ranked as "highly segregated"


The Brown Bombers, a little-known Black baseball team, shook Colorado’s segregated sports world

Only two members remain from the Black baseball team that won back-to-back Colorado Springs city championships — and the grudging respect of opponents. “They were a team of Jackie Robinsons," one historian says.


Here’s how Colorado health officials aim to close the racial and socioeconomic coronavirus vaccine gap

Gov. Jared Polis is opening up clinics at Black churches, Hispanic health care clinics and retirement communities that predominantly house people of color


Drew Litton: “This country does not love us back”


Denver survey shows Black and Hispanic families more likely to prefer virtual learning

Denver Public Schools plans to offer an online-only option for its students. The parents of 23% of students prefer 100% virtual instruction. But a greater percentage of minority parents want their kids to learn from home.


The common refrain of “Wear a mask…” convinced me to respond with a prose poem

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

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