In honor of Colorado’s 16th annual Latino Advocacy Day celebration, several hundred community members and activists rallied at the state Capitol today to voice their support for pro-Latino policies and action.
A Denver protest of the killing of Minnesota resident George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers included numerous incidents of violence Thursday evening. Although most of the several hundred attendees left before dark, the conflict continued into the night. Eventually officers deployed tear gas canisters and pepper bullets on smaller but vocal and sometimes antagonistic groups remaining near Civic Center Park.
“Fundamental Family Rights in Colorado” bill struck down by CO committee on House State, Veterans and Military Affairs.
Director of the Interfaith Alliance, Rev. Amanda Henderson, welcomes people to Faithful Tuesdays Photographed by: Peter Savic The second “Faithful Tuesdays,” a weekly event at the Capitol intended to “advance a moral economy, equity, and the eradication of racism now,” took place Tues. with speakers from advocacy groups calling legislative action for criminal justice reform.
Trump Image Selected For Capitol Portrait In a Colorado Times Recorder report on the portrait of President Trump that’s scheduled to be placed at the Colorado Capitol in April, the artist describes Trump’s expression as, “Serious, Non-Confrontational, Thoughtful.” Readers added their own descriptions of the photo. Here are some of our favorites: