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Essay: What happened when Black Lives Matter arrived in Colorado’s deeply conservative Eastern Plains

Courtney Jones calls herself a country girl. She was raised in Sterling and she prefers open spaces to cities. She loves classic rock, grew up saving money for the Logan County fair every year, and she voted for Donald Trump in 2016 because he seemed like the honest candidate.  She’s the daughter of a Black […]

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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 day the Milwaukee Bucks remarkably refused to play an NBA playoff game — and I’m not sure everyone understands even now just how remarkable it was — came nearly four years to the day that Colin Kaepernick had taken his first knee. That protest would cost Kaepernick his career. It also set in motion […]