“When They See Us” devotes a full episode to Korey Wise, referred to as “a walking miracle” by the other men whom the media dubbed the “Central Park Five.” Though the five boys-turned-men-in-prison continue to live with that moniker, all were exonerated in 2002.
Photographer Mike Holtby got rare access to view and photograph the Hadzabe (Hadza) tribe, the last hunter gatherer tribe in Tanzania. This communal and egalitarian society does not value private property, and does not want modern technology or even farming to interfere with their values and traditions, says Holtby.
Incoming City Council Member Amanda Sawyer ran on a platform that opposed Denver’s rapid growth, and is especially interested in slowing development in District 5. Councilman Chris Herndon, just re-elected to his third and final term, says Denver is handling growth “in a responsible manner.”
Anne Marie O’Melia, a Lowry resident and physician at the Eating Recovery Center (ERC) in Lowry, says eating disorders are a complex mix of both medical and psychological factors, and may include a range of issues and personality traits.
In 1975, just before the fall of Saigon, many South Vietnamese families were preparing to evacuate before the North Vietnamese marched into the city.
In May, as neighborhood teens prepared for final exams, prom, and high school graduation, three Stapleton students also received great news: each had received a National Merit Scholarship for $2,500.
At age nine, Luis Duarte, who grew up in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico, joined some of his soccer friends and classmates to volunteer in a rural community a few hours from his home. When he got there, he found homes built of cardboard, mud, and wood—and people who were both wise and humble.
As the sun went down on March 7, the crowd moved in and filled Civic Center Park to hear John Hickenlooper announce his candidacy for president of the United States.
Sheriff Patrick Firman had focused on making reforms in the Denver Sheriff Department since his arrival in Denver. Among his reforms are several centered on employee wellness and inmate mental health.
“The essence of my work is seeing people who haven’t been seen—people we might not notice,” says painter Jordan Casteel. “I want viewers to see their humanity and be empathetic. To know that everyone has a story: a past, present and future.”