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Chris Weigant | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Putting secession on the ballot in a county is, pretty obviously, nothing more than a political stunt. It brings to mind those who launch efforts to amend the Constitution even though they know they're never going to succeed. I appreciate the value of a good political stunt, though.

How Realistic Is A 51st State, Really?

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 10.26.2013 | Denver

If voters approve the 51st state initiative on the ballot this November, it will still be a long way from coming to fruition, experts say. It's diffi...

2 More Colorado Counties To Vote On Secession

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

Six of Colorado's 64 counties have now opted to put the 51st State Initiative on their ballots, asking voters if they want to secede from the state an...

Move To Create The 51st State Makes It Onto The Ballot

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

To secede or not to secede from Colorado? That is the question that residents in Weld County will face in November after county commissioners voted un...

The Peralta House

Ishmael Reed | Posted 09.27.2011 | San Francisco
Ishmael Reed

Not only is the home a reminder of Oakland's past, but it has become a community center where blacks, whites, Hispanics, and Native Americans gather to exchange stories and food, explore their shared history, create exhibits, and participate in picnics.

Crestone Natives Seek To Change Name Of Kit Carson Mountain

The Pueblo Chieftain | MATT HILDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CRESTONE -- If locals get their way, the mountain that covers the town in shadow every morning soon may be known officially as Mount Crestone. Th...