Can you believe I once actually worked for The Denver Post? Helen Bonfils, the owner of our own Denver Post, funded what she called The Denver Post Opera. Miss Helen paid for the construction of a stage at the Cheesman Memorial in Cheesman Park. She paid for all the actors and all the members of the local orchestra. She paid the union rate and I was always … [Read more...] about Helen Bonfills and the Denver Post
Archives for September 2020
Among the many accomplished women in North Denver’s long history, Theo Eson stands out from the crowd. Born Theodosia Belle Keith in Grand Junction, Colorado, in 1908, my grandmother was an acclaimed and versatile writer, small-business owner, mother of three, and longtime church administrator. Along with the many challenges faced by talented women in the first part of the … [Read more...] about Theo Eson: Icon of North Denver Women Writers
We are Afro Liberation Front. Our leadership is comprised of a non-binary queer Black person and an Afro-Latinx woman. We serve to amplify BIPOC voices and events worldwide. We primarily organize events and support other events getting off the ground. Our goal is to empower all marginalized communities through mutual aid, event support, community forums, and more. In a time … [Read more...] about Afro Liberation Front Responds to Comments, Actions by City Council
Our forests are on fire across North America, including the section of the Rocky Mountains we are all stewards of. The Pine Gulch fire raged over 139,000 acres, larger than the size of Denver. Supercharged by climate crisis - drought, record high temps, and beetle kill have brought the perfect firestorm. These fires threaten homes, watersheds, and are pumping so many particles … [Read more...] about Fires, Temperature Spikes Evidence Denver Needs to Do More to Protect Environment
I was a good student all through my school years, but as it got more complicated, I struggled with math. As I embarked on my first year of college, applying for a degree in the business school, I found that these high level math requirements became the gatekeeper of whether I would achieve that goal. Years later however, I found myself defying the prediction that my failure to … [Read more...] about Math and…Happiness?