Jordan Casteel wants to change the staleness of the high art world and how it views black men. The Denver artist has been painting portraits of people in her community before she was an art student at Yale and it evolved as she made a home in Harlem, N.Y.
In a righteous blow to the prison industrial complex’s enduring grab for funds from already cash-strapped communities, the American Civil Liberties Union has brought a lawsuit against the city of Denver for what it terms illegal jail bond fees.
To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind racial disparities in the two cities represented in the National Football League’s premiere matchup—Monday Night Football.
After challenging the Colorado political machine, white feminists, white liberals and the entire Democratic Party, a Colorado woman is causing an avalanche of white tears after she responded to a rhetorical question about giving up on white people by answering: “Yes.”
Local police are investigating an accidental shooting courtesy of an off-duty FBI agent doing his version of the stanky leg in a Denver bar.
Earlier this week, a police video showing a traffic stop between a cop and the son of Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock was leaked by an anonymous source to ABC 7 Denver. In the video, 22-year-old Jordan Hancock can be seen hurling epithets at the cop and threatening the officer’s job for pulling him over.
A Colorado man who pleaded guilty to a hate crime against a mosque killed himself this past weekend, CBS News reports.
There are so many, so many cute memes and other coffee-based quips out there in the universe, but out of all of these options, one Denver coffeehouse chain decided that it would be cute to make a funny about gentrification over the Thanksgiving holidays.
A settlement in the 2015 death of an inmate at the hands of deputies in a Denver jail will include a multimillion-dollar payout to the man’s family and changes in how Denver Sheriff Department deputies treat mentally ill inmates.
A 62-year-old Army veteran is being honored as a hero after he died saving two teenagers from a brutal attack in Denver.
If you work for the Secret Service, it’s in your job description to take one for the president. Unless the president is a racist who has offended everyone who isn’t a rich white man—then I forgive you if you don’t want to take one for the team. But it looks like the Secret Service isn’t as forgiving, since it has…
Updated Thursday, Dec. 1, 8:30 p.m. EST: The University of Colorado’s School of Medicine is cutting ties with Dr. Michelle Herren, the faculty member who made a racist remark about first lady Michelle Obama on Facebook. Read the latest here.
Dallas Police believe that Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib may have Plaxico Burress-ed himself.
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall has said from the outset of his decision to take a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice that doing so was only part of his plan. In an Instagram message posted Wednesday morning, Marshall announced that he would be donating $300 for every tackle he…
On Thursday the NFL launched the start of its new season, and with it, a bit of controversy as the Denver Broncos' starting linebacker, Brandon Marshall, took a knee during the national anthem.