Jeff Campbell's one-man show, Who Killed Jigaboo Jones?, premieres tonight at work | space. Our Show & Tell blog spoke with Campbell about the show, and that piece focuses primarily on the production. We also caught up with Campbell, who's been a stalwart of the Colorado hip-hop scene for the better ... More >>
Our post about Senator Vicki Marble, who stirred up controversy by complimenting barbecue and chicken in the South after talking about "problems in the black race," inspired plenty of comments. Most of them ripped on Marble, but not all. Here's one of the less critical takes.
I had Paula Deen's back (for the most part) when she finally divulged that she had type II diabetes, but I'm afraid that butter-bump's latest scandal is indefensible. For those of you not in the butter zone (or on the earth), Deen dipped herself in a deep fryer during a deposition in a discriminat ... More >>
In recent days, residents of a Colorado Springs neighborhood emerged from their homes to find baggies containing fliers promoting...the Ku Klux Klan. This is not an isolated occurrence. Over the past six months or so, several cities have had similar incidents. However, most have been in the South a ... More >>
Out of 32 assistant chiefs currently working in the Denver Fire Department, one is black, four are Hispanic and there are no females. Of 62 captains below them, six are black, and three of those are eligible to retire in coming years. The consequence of these numbers according to some members? As in ... More >>
Gather round, children, and I will tell you of a time -- it was, like, at least 50 years ago -- when there was racism. Those days are over, of course, and in the bright future of today all humans live in perfect harmony with no economic or institutional discrepancy whatsoever, but there was a ... More >>
Lamborn.As we reported yesterday, Doug Lamborn said that being associated with Barack Obama was like touching a tar baby during a Friday radio appearance -- a gaffe for which he's now apologized. But did he need to? An editorial in the Colorado Springs Gazette suggests it was really no big de ... More >>
Blowjobs, blowjobs, blowjobs, vodka. You'd think at a Chelsea Handler comedy show sponsored by Belvedere Vodka that there'd be more vodka plugs, more jokes about alcohol or more punch lines about boozing it up with your girlfriends. But there weren't. The only plugs Chelsea -- or any of the ... More >>
Bob GardnerIt was a foregone conclusion from the beginning. Earlier this year, state representative Mark Ferrandino and state senator Pat Steadman introduced a bill that would have allowed civil unions in Colorado and given gay couples the same right to make a legal commitment as heterosexu ... More >>
Joke rap hinges upon one thing: Whether an artist is laughing at themselves, or if the rest of the world is just laughing at them. Das Racist are clearly laughing at themselves -- best evidenced in the track "Hahahaha JK" where they explain they're not joking, just joking, they are joking, ju ... More >>
A "thug looking auntie"It wouldn't be the first time Bossip, a tabloid site devoted to black celebrities and culture, has espoused seemingly racist views about, ahem, black celebrities and culture. Take, for example, the actor and model Djimon Hounsou, who Bossip has consistently mocked for h ... More >>
Dr. Laura Schlessinger .The page for Dr. Laura Schlessinger on the website for KHOW, her broadcast home in Denver, typically features advice of the sort featured on this video co-starring a poodle named Phoebe. But at this writing, the Denver landing spot for the syndicated yapper sports not ... More >>
Joe Arpaio.Planning on traveling to Arizona over the upcoming holiday weekend? A fan of dry heat? The American Civil Liberties Union, joined by the Colorado branch, has issued a travel advisory due to the recent passage of SB 1070, which the organization describes as "Arizona's racial-profili ... More >>
An image from Channel 4's "Wilding" coverage.Last November, the Denver Police Department announced the arrest of more than thirty African-American men and women for allegedly participating in racially motivated attacks on Caucasians and Hispanics; click here to see a mug shot gallery. Now, C ... More >>
Are you down with the Clown?Update, 9:32 a.m.: Denver Police Department spokesman Detective John White declines to identify the stabbing victims in the incident described below, but he says the name of the man arrested in the case may be available as soon as this afternoon. For more informati ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayThe scene last night near the Fillmore. Most attempts by the media and authorities to blame music for violence are patently ridiculous. Take those early attempts to pin the Columbine massacre on Marilyn Manson, a performer the shooters didn't even like. But the mayhem-happy ... More >>
The billboard in question, featuring a turban-wearing Barack Obama.There continues to be plenty of sound and fury kicked up over that anti-Obama billboard at Wolf Interstate Leasing & Sales, 4855 Miller Street in Wheat Ridge -- and the racket's likely to grow louder tomorrow. Dealership owne ... More >>
Dan Maes would like to have his tea and drink it, too.Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes is upset about the effort by GOP heavyweights to make Scott McInnis the de facto party standard bearer months before the primary -- and he says lots of tea party members will express the same sen ... More >>
Talk-show hosts who tackle ethnic issues are often accused of racism. Should they be?
Last year, the parade passed by Five Points. But now Juneteenth is making a comeback — just like the neighborhood.
The civil-rights era is far from over for this songstress.
Thomas Gibbons keeps the race conversation going.
Swalhaggin (Noir Sound Records)
Can this relationship be saved?
When Reverend Benjamin Reynolds opened his church to gays, some called it a sin. He calls it a mission from God.
One Nation Enlightened wants just one thing from Denver cops: their business cards.
From the week of July 29. 2004
Denver's wilding becomes a black and white issue for some.
Thought-provoking Yellowman bravely explores racism within the black community.
Robert Duran got jacked up. Then he grew up.
Two CU groups feel burned by a fiery sports column.
Several Post staffers want more colors in their paper's palette.
Bill Gwaltney wants to see more people like him at Rocky Mountain National Park.
Mt. Gilead churchgoers aren't the only blacks who feel burned by Perkins. First came Devitt Young.
March madness comes to Denver.
THE NEW AIDS OFFICIAL FOR THE URBAN LEAGUE SUDDENLY QUITS.
A CU EXHIBIT ABOUT RACIAL AND ETHNIC STEREOTYPES GETS AXED AT LOWRY.
THE MANUAL HIGH FRACAS BECOMES A FAMILY AFFAIR.