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Nicolais: Michael Bennet’s “equal is not equal” highlighted a tragic legacy in public schools

Sixty-five years removed from Brown v. Education, the racial divide it meant to eradicate still permeates many school districts

Opinion
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Dragon boat racing, with its unlikely rise and massive Denver festival, is adapting to include everyone

Denver’s dragon-boat race is still about Asian culture, but it’s also a growing competitive sport attracting racers with disabilities who plan to compete at nationals in Colorado Springs

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado filmmaker’s camera is rolling as women of color fight for a voice in Denver politics

In “Running With My Girls,” Denver’s Rebekah Henderson hopes to imitate the success of the progressive political film that captured the charismatic candidacy of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver’s mayoral race is coming down to a fiery personality clash. What does that say about Colorado’s capital city?

The runoff between Mayor Michael Hancock and political newcomer Jamie Giellis is still about whether to keep the status quo or go in a new direction. But policy has taken a backseat to personality.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Decades after redlining, Denver schools see choice contributing to racial imbalance

Amid declining overall enrollment, some neighborhood schools suffer as parents send their kids to higher-achieving schools