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10 Ways Colorado Made History in 2014

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 03.02.2015 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

The year was marked by historic changes on issues from marriage equality to solitary confinement reform, and it ended with Colorado students taking to the streets, forcing a dialogue about race and police practices.

Remembering Booker

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.10.2011 | Denver

Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of Marvin Booker's death, a homeless street preacher whose death has rejuvenated civil rights conversations, ...

Marvin Booker: Right Disciplinary Decision, But Jailhouse Death Is Hard to Swallow

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 07.19.2011 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Activists and family members have been calling for the release of video capturing the jailhouse death of Booker. Last week, it was released -- along with word that none of the deputies involved would be disciplined.

WATCH: Police Cleared Of Charges In Marvin Booker's Death

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.09.2011 | Denver

Five sheriff's deputies won't be disciplined for their involvement in the death of a street preacher at Denver's jail, even though the coroner ruled i...

'Culture Of Brutality'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Relatives of Marvin Booker, the man who died while in custody of Denver Sheriff's deputies in July, are filing suit against the city of Denver, claimi...

Susan Greene On Leaving The Denver Post And The Future Of Colorado Journalism

Susan Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Susan Greene

Staying true to the Denver Post brand required a certain type of Stockholm syndrome. It meant internalizing what you figure your boss and your boss's boss might deem inconvenient to print.

Faun Gomez, Denver Deputy Under Investigation For Marvin Booker Death, Already Faced Investigation For

KDVR | Ginger Delgado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - FOX31 News has learned a Denver Sheriff's deputy who is currently under investigation for the death of Marvin Booker, was also investigated i...

Marvin Booker Death: DA Won't File Charges Against Deputies Who Killed Denver Inmate

9News | Jeffrey Wolf and Chris Vanderveen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - The Denver District Attorney's office has elected not to file criminal charges against the five Denver Sheriff's Department deputies who rest...

Marvin Booker's Family Says City Denying Video Of Death In Jail

The Denver Post | Kirk Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Family members of a man who died last month in the new Denver jail continued to press their case today that city officials should release video of his...

Marvin Booker Was Killed After Being restrained, Shocked By Prison Guards, Inmates Say

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Marvin Booker just wanted to get his shoes. But deputies at the new Denver jail told him to stop. When Booker, who was being processed on a charge ...

Ron Perea RESIGNS After Controversy Surrounding Alleged Police Brutality

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: Denver Manager of Public Safety Ron Perea announced Monday that he will resign his post effective at the end of August. Perea had been fac...

Inmate's Death At Hands Of Jail Deputies Determined To Be A Homicide

The Denver Post | Kirk Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver Coroner has ruled that the July 9 death of an inmate at the new jail was the result of homicide. Marvin Booker was being processed on a ch...