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Denver, CO 80205
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1 year ago by Susan Froyd
There’s a holiday for everyone, and in the African-American community, today marks Umoja. It’s the first of seven days of Kwanzaa, which kicks off with a nod to unity and, in Denver’s Five Points community, with th...
Unity in the ’Hood
2 years ago by Susan Froyd
The first night of Kwanzaa is given to the principle of Umoja, or Unity, and Denver’s African-American community will kick off the celebration with family activities today from 2 to 5 p.m. and a Grand Kinara Lighting at 6 p.m....
They Got the Power
3 years ago by Susan Froyd
Holly-Kai Hurd, art gallery curator at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, sees Black History Month as an opportunity. Her goal? First, to place the spotlight on a group of local black women who represent a spectru...
Take the Middle Passage
3 years ago by Jef Otte
During the slave trade, a ship's route typically consisted of three legs: from Europe to Africa to trade goods for kidnapped Africans, from Africa to the Americas to trade the slaves for raw materials, and back to Europe to repeat t...