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A judge may not call it racism, but Colorado attorneys say “implicit bias” is getting people kicked off juries

A proposal from Democratic state lawmakers to address “implicit” or unintentional racial bias in how people are excluded from Colorado jury service is stalled after facing unanimous opposition from the state’s district attorneys.  Proponents of Senate Bill 128 argue it would address what they say is a longstanding problem of people of color being disqualified […]

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Opinion: To better support the success of students of color, Colorado instructors must disrupt their own racial biases

The last year has laid bare the deep racial inequities in our society and in our institutions, including in education. As a math instructor at Community College of Aurora (CCA), I know firsthand that now is the time to confront the systemic racism that Black, Latinx and Indigenous students face in classrooms every day and […]