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Opinion: The most unexpected weapon in the Israel-Gaza conflict? Instagram stories.

As I’ve witnessed while in Israel over the past few weeks, the dark side of social media is bigger and more insidious than I ever could’ve imagined.

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Littwin: A year after George Floyd’s death, much has changed. Not all of it good.

A year ago, it all seemed obvious. A year later, unarmed black people are still being killed by cops. Voter suppression is being passed in red states. The voting rights bill named for the late John Lewis sits stalled in the U.S. Senate.

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Colorado high school students reenact George Floyd’s death, one wears blackface

A caption above the photo reads, “Bye bye senoirs (sic).”

Crime and Courts

Opinion: A notable example of how our justice system suffers from underfunding. And it’s victims who suffer the most.

If different victims receive different justice based on their different geographic, socioeconomic, racial or sexual identity status, then that is not justice.

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Nicolais: How can we make sense out of Karen Garner’s ordeal at the hands of Loveland police?

The brutal arrest of a Loveland resident suffering from dementia sheds light on continuing misuse of force among police ranks

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Carman: As police brutality reforms take effect and investigations mount, who’s laughing now?

The police brutality that has targeted and tormented the Black community in Colorado since forever is real

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Littwin: We can add to our list of excessive use-of-force victims an 80-pound, 73-year-old flower picker in Loveland

Police-cam video shows Karen Garner, who has dementia, suffering a broken arm and dislocated shoulder while being arrested. More video shows Loveland cops laughing about it.

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Silverman: Cameras follow us all, and here’s why that’s a good thing

Everybody is filming everybody else, and GPS is tracking our movements. That's not all bad. Phone video helped convict Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's murder

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Nicolais: Justice was too late for George Floyd, but we can seek broader justice

The deaths of Floyd and Elijah McClain underscore the need for difficult and lasting change in law enforcement

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What’d I Miss?: Considering the “one bad apple” argument

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Littwin: The truth is that Derek Chauvin was easy to convict. As for racial justice, the jury is still out.

When it comes to police violence, it’s rare for anyone to get any degree of accountability. And while George Floyd finally did, it came at far too great a cost.

Opinion

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder and manslaughter in death of George Floyd

The jury reached its verdict Tuesday after deliberating about 10 hours over two days

Crime and Courts

Littwin: As the Derek Chauvin trial continues, so does police killing of unarmed Black men

That a Black man was killed after a traffic stop 10 miles from the site of the trial in the death of George Floyd should be unimaginable. Sadly, it is not. A video from Virginia shows why.

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What’d I Miss?: Looking away from the Derek Chauvin trial for a death everyone saw

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Littwin: If you watch the trial, Derek Chauvin’s knee seems to be on every witnesses’ neck

The trial is not only about George Floyd’s death and injustice, but also comes at yet another American crossroads on race.

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For Indigenous rights activists in Colorado, coronavirus brought momentum and pushback

Like its viral predecessors, the novel coronavirus has torn through Indigenous communities with particular vehemence. For many of them, this year has brought new urgency to old protests.

Coloradans

Colorado lawmakers may change when police can intervene in a protest after summer of unrest

Under Senate Bill 31, law enforcement wouldn’t be allowed to break up a demonstration unless there was an imminent threat of violence or significant property damage from “a significant number or percentage of persons acting in concert”

Politics and Government

Denver police used excessive violence, didn’t turn on body cameras during George Floyd protests, report says

The lack of a plan fueled chaos and increased the rift between law enforcement and a traumatized community, said the report issued by Denver's Office of the Independent Monitor.

Crime and Courts

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

Nashville-born artist Narkita Gold might have chosen a larger canvas, like Chicago or New York, but she found “communities” in Colorado

Culture

Opinion: Black Americans’ trauma and courage led to Biden-Harris win

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