The volunteers at the Park Hill Community Bookstore recommend two companion volumes on geography plus a Coretta Scott King Book Award winner.
There’s a shady (and leafy) divide between Denver’s whiter, wealthier neighborhoods and everyone else
Summer days are for shady strolls down a tree-lined street and picnics under a canopy of leaves. But how many trees — and how much shade — a person can find in their neighborhood might depend on how rich it is. Not everyone has equal access to trees and the endless benefits they provide, especially […]
Racial segregation is getting worse in big U.S. cities — except for Colorado Springs
Since 1990, the United States has become more racially diverse—yet during that same period, racial residential segregation has climbed, according to a yearslong analysis by researchers at the University of California’s Othering & Belonging Institute in Berkeley. In Colorado, two cities fall on opposite ends of the spectrum: Denver is “highly segregated” while Colorado Springs […]
SunLit Special: “The Holly” tells the story of Terrance Roberts, his Denver neighborhood and much more
Julian Rubinstein is an award-winning journalist, author and producer. His new non-fiction book, “The Holly: Five Bullets, One Gun and the Struggle to Save an American Neighborhood,” was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in May 2021. Julian’s first non-fiction book, Ballad of the Whiskey Robber, was a finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best […]