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Nicolais: Juneteenth should kick off a fortnight of freedom

Falling just over two weeks before the Fourth of July, Juneteenth is a reminder that freedom is something we must continually work toward

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Civil War statue and Sand Creek Massacre memorial: Make room for both at the Colorado Capitol

Opinion Columns

What’d I Miss?: History knocked down, reimagined

Cartoons

Toppled Civil War statue at Colorado Capitol to be replaced by sculpture of Native American woman

The Capitol Building Advisory Committee voted 7-2 Friday in favor of the new sculpture

Politics and Government

History Colorado unveils the toppled Union soldier statue with an exhibit that seeks to tell its story. Its whole story.

The still-scarred piece may be the first attempt in the U.S. to examine controversial monuments by displaying them in the context of divergent interpretations.

Coloradans

When the Union soldier fell at the Colorado Capitol, it may have started a chain reaction

The damaged statue now appears headed for a stay at History Colorado. Will a memorial to the Sand Creek massacre rise in its place?

Coloradans

Why now? The roots (and possible future) of Colorado’s reckoning with racism past and present

Everything, it seems, is on the table as Colorado, in the throes of a pandemic, confronts racist history people of color battled for generations

Coloradans

Denver “proactively” removes Kit Carson statue from downtown monument ahead of protests

American Indian Movement leaders say Kit Carson “was as bad and as evil as any Confederate general”

Politics and Government

Statue honoring Christopher Columbus rolled off its pedestal in Denver’s Civic Center

Toppling of art work placed in 1970 to honor Colorado for being first state to observe Columbus Day as a holiday came as similar memorials have come down or been defaced in other states.

Politics and Government

Training white people in Colorado to be “anti-racist” (not just “not racist”) is one step in the fight to correct historic wrongs

Audiences in church basements and conference rooms around Colorado are being taught to see — and confront — racism in the systems around them, not just in individual acts.

Culture