This month: 1) Target and Five Other Tenants Announced for the Exchange at Boulevard One in Lowry; 2) Stanley Virtual Reality Installation; 3) The Future of Park Hill Golf Course; and 4) Covid: New Technology, Masks & “Shrink Your Bubble”
“I’m very worried there are going to be hundreds if not thousands of people out there trying to suppress the vote,” says former Colorado Senator Tim Wirth.
On Sunday, Oct. 25, the Colorado Exposure Notifications App will go live. Your privacy is protected, but by activating the app, you can learn if you’ve potentially been exposed to Covid-19. View an explanatory powerpoint by the Colorado Dept of Health and Environment.
Pilot Marlon Green broke racial barriers when he won a Supreme Court case banning racial discrimination in airline hiring practices. Green started his career with Continental Airlines at Stapleton International Airport in 1965.
Long before he was a rapping, swaggering Broadway sensation, Alexander Hamilton was an unapologetic elitist. To be fair, Hamilton was not alone among the Founding Fathers in this regard. They created the Electoral College, with its electors as a buffer between the people and the president.
Does Social Media Enhance Democracy or Erode It?
The ’60s and 70’s were a fascinating and historically important time in Park Hill as it fought to be one of the first integrated neighborhoods in the U.S. But, how integrated is the neighborhood today?
Denver’s historic City Park Golf Course reopened September 1 after years of major work and considerable controversy that spanned petitions, protests and even a lawsuit over the now-completed changes.
Harold Fields says of reparations: “We have pipes that are deep underneath these buildings and underneath our streets. The pipes are decaying, they’re old. They’re leaking, and they are only distributing resources to certain places. You’ve got to be able to dig up those pipes and re-do the system. It’s not a matter of changing the washers on faucets or putting in a new shower head, but changing the system.”
Seeing the massive change in community awareness of racism after George Floyd’s death, representatives of neighborhood groups and the city quickly started on the path toward a new name for the Stapleton neighborhood. At the same time, individuals in the community, through rallies and yard signs, are showing their support for the protests and for Black lives.