The Voluntary Relocation act of 1952 was designed to decrease government spending on reservation services by transitioning Native people to urban living in cities like Dallas, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles – and Denver.
One-time hot spots for gang-related tagging in Denver are now home to vibrant public murals.
Slam poetry was created in the mid 1980s by a Chicago construction worker and poet. The idea was to shake up the open mic poetry readings of the day and infuse it with some friendly competition.
The National Park Service recently awarded a $29,060 grant to Colorado Preservation Inc. to help preserve a World War II Japanese American confinement site in southeastern Colorado.