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Family of Elijah McClain Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Aurora, Colorado

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According to a confirmed report from People Magazine, the family of Elijah McClain, the 23-year-old African-American man who was killed by Aurora, Colorado police during an attempted arrest, has filed suit against the city. The federal lawsuit also names several Aurora police officers, a paramedic, and a medical director, accuses them of excessive force, failure to […]

Cops Fired Over Photos of Chokehold Used on Elijah McClain

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Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenacting the chokehold used on Elijah McClain. McCain was the 23-year-old Black man who died last year after police stopped him on the street in a Denver suburb. One of the officers fired is Jason Rosenblatt. He helped stop McClain in August for wearing a ski […]

Pot Industry in Colorado Eclipses $1 Billion in Tax Revenue

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Since legalizing marijuana in 2014, Colorado’s pot industry has surpassed $1 billion in tax revenue for the state. Colorado was the first state to legalize marijuana recreationally and since then has been the Mecca for legal pot across the country. Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced the news via Twitter on Wednesday. “The cannabis industry in […]

10-Year-Old Colorado Girl Commits Suicide After Bullying

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Two Colorado parents are grieving the unthinkable loss of their 10-year-old daughter after she took her own life following allegations of severe bullying. Ashawnty Davis, a promising fifth-grader at the Sunrise Elementary School part of the Cherry Creek School District in Aurora, Colorado, died Wednesday after doctors removed her from life support at a children’s […]

Gun Stocks Go Up Immediately after Las Vegas Mass Shooting

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Words by Qadirah Abdur-Rahman A dramatic rise in gun stocks has been reported since the devastating mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night. After a gunman killed 59 people during an outdoor concert and wounded over 500 civilians, shares of rifles and bullets have risen like no other. Shares of a rifle company called Sturm Ruger […]

On The Rise: Ray Reed the The Uberman Keeps It Real

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It common practice for rappers to sensationalize their life to draw in fans, hell Ice Cube didn’t have a ’64 Impala when he wrote Boyz-N-the Hood, but the ones who keep it brutally honest are few and far between. For Ray Reed there really is no other choice because he chose rap to talk about […]

Dos Centavos: Our Weekly Wrap Up Of The Hottest Latin Rap Tracks

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Source Latino is dedicated to bringing the fans music from Latin artists across the country and the world, for that matter. In this new weekly series we’ll bring you the latest from artists on all levels. For this first installment, we’re going back slightly in the calendar to give you some hot tracks you might […]

Colorado Wildfires Spread to 330 Acres, 1,000 Residents Already Evacuated

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According to The Denver Post, more residents of the area around the Cold Springs fire outside Nederland, Colorado could be evacuated today [Sunday, July 10] as the blaze, which has grown to 331 acres, threatens countless homes in the surrounding area. Boulder officials are sending pre-evacuation notifications to residents in a large area south of zone, where hundreds […]

On The Rise: Meet Colorado Rap Hope A Meazy

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Earlier on in a rapper’s career it’s easy to get caught up trying to be the “hardest” in their region. It can be difficult for some artists to stay true to their artistry amidst physical and social media pressure to imitate already established artists or rely on pure street appeal. In Colorado, the African-American community […]

Two Transgender Women Are Running For Congress (And Making History)

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Despite the consistent acts of discrimination against the LGBTQ community that typically take place in society, two transgendered women are not only running for Congress, but won congressional primaries in separate states that earned them a spot on the ballot to win a seat in Congress for the upcoming election in November. Both women named […]

An Entire Colorado Town’s Police Department Resigns In One Day

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of news on police leaders stepping down, but who would think an entire town’s department would call it quits? Green Mountain Falls Police Marshal Tim Bradley and his volunteers resigned a day before newly elected Mayor Jane Newberry and two new town trustees took office. […]

Supreme Court Rejects Efforts To Declare Colorado’s Marijuana Legalization Unconstitutional

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Nebraska and Oklahoma recently set out to declare Colorado’s pot legalization unconstitutional, but it looks like the Supreme Court has rejected it. The two states had originally argued that Colorado’s recreational marijuana law violates federal anti-drug laws. They also claimed the legalization in Colorado is negatively affecting their own drug policies, as it’s quickly making its […]

Colorado School District Threat Causes Canceled Classes

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Officials of a small school district in Colorado, outside of Denver, canceled classes on Monday [February 22] after there was a “threat of significant violence” was cited, according to Reuters. According to reports, “Ellicott School District 22 said in statements on its website and Facebook page that it was working with the El Paso County […]

‘I Wish My Teacher Knew’ Assignment Sparks Social Media Convo

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“I wish my teacher knew” assignment reveals children’s hardships at a Colorado elementary school Third grade teacher Kyle Schwartz wanted to know about the world her students live in, where 93% of the students qualify for meal assistance. She created a simple assignment, asking her students to complete the phrase “I wish my teacher knew”. […]

Listen Now: “How You Living” Hustle Man Featuring DJ YRS Jerzy

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First single off “Real Migo TRAP”, Hustle Man and DJ YRS Jerzy drop “How You Living” Up and coming MC Hustle Man, of the Welcome To The DOPE Game camp, is back with a new release tilted “How you Living”. Keep in tune with what is next to come from the Colorado native. The team […]