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What’d I Miss?: The subtle difference between belonging and being embraced

Opinion
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What’d I Miss?: Struggling to answer a simple question — What’s wrong?

Opinion

What’d I Miss?: Rejecting “minority” as a defining term

Opinion

Littwin: The Arbery-killing trial is not a do-over for Kyle Rittenhouse, even though it feels that way

If it’s a do-over, it’s for Emmett Till and Trayvon Martin and so many similar cases of racial injustice in America over too many years

Opinion Columns

What’d I Miss?: The fraught practice of friend suggestions

Opinion

What’d I Miss?: When misplaced assumptions compete

Opinion

What’d I Miss?: When “slave” doesn’t tell the whole story

Opinion

There’s a divide between diversity in north metro Denver communities and their city councils

About 49% of residents in Brighton, Commerce City, Thornton, Northglenn and Westminster are non-white, according to an average of 2020 Census data. Meanwhile, about 18% of members of the various city councils in the north Denver metro area are non-White.

Politics and Government

Cyclist dies in crash during Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race

Details of the second-ever death in the legendary race have not been released.

Outdoors

SunLit interview: “The Holly” author Julian Rubinstein reflects on the story and its challenges

A 2013 shooting by a Denver anti-gang activist revealed what the author saw as a narrative of national scope and importance

SunLit

What’d I Miss?: “One of my closest friends is black…”

Opinion

Carman: Fourth of July is a chance to finally face some not-so-self-evident truths

It's past time to confront uncomfortable truths about slavery and the lack of Black history in school curriculum

Opinion Columns

Littwin: It was long past due for Juneteenth to become a national holiday, but why did it happen now?

The bill creating the holiday passed with near unanimity because of the momentum following George Floyd’s killing, but also because it gives cover to those seeking laws to suppress minority voting or to ban teaching anything controversial about race.

Opinion Columns

Carman: Life is a highway, but the legislature keeps finding nothing but dead ends

It's time for Colorado to acknowledge the injustice on which its highway system was built and to compensate Black and brown communities impacted for decades

Opinion Columns

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.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: The Black caucus told us there was a problem. And then along came Buckwheat.

The explosive confrontation on the Colorado state House floor between Reps. Holtorf and Sullivan was not just remarkable. It was also inevitable.

Opinion Columns

Colorado judge resigns after state Supreme Court censure over multiple reports of racial bias

18th Judicial District Judge Natalie T. Chase was censured by the Colorado Supreme Court after a former court employee reported a conversation in which she used the N-word repeatedly

News

What’d I Miss?: Colorblind in Colorado…or just lazy?

Opinion

What’d I Miss?: Strategy for sidestepping “Karen”

Opinion

What’d I Miss?: A parent’s racial conundrum

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