The situation was stupid enough that Ken Salazar probably wanted to punch someone. When the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was unveiled in 2011, eagle-eyed wordsmiths quickly pointed out that one of the quotes etched into the granite monument had taken King's words out of context, making him seem l ... More >>
"Many dance company directors, especially the most venerable, keep to the wings, letting their dancers and the works speak for themselves. Cleo Parker Robinson is not one of those." That's the start of yesterday's New York Times piece that's basically a rave review for Cleo Parker Robinson. Oh, and ... More >>
Tonight and tomorrow at the Mercury Cafe, V-Day Denver will stage readings from A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer, an anthology about violence against women co-edited by Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues. This is only one of the events organized by V-Day Denver, this city's arm o ... More >>
Latest Word is off to mark Martin Luther King Day, but will be back on duty early tomorrow morning. The Martin Luther King Marade (that's march/parade) gets under way this morning at 9 a.m. The Colorado Progressive Coalition will be holding its own rally before the marade, asking for police accounta ... More >>
African American Lives 2 remembers America's past.
Swept Under the Rugby
When Reverend Benjamin Reynolds opened his church to gays, some called it a sin. He calls it a mission from God.
Beauty Shop is clipped straight from its predecessors.
From the week of March 17, 2005
Almost fifty years after becoming Miss America, Marilyn Van Derbur still takes life day by day.
Maya speaks from her heart.
Banned Books Week offers a chance to speak out
The Pan African Film Festival shatters stereotypes about black culture.
Highlighting the week's greatest gratis event.
Jeff Campbell's hip-hop classes are about reading, writing and rapping.
Denver Pan African Film Festival opens with a film about a black TV executive.