In 1974, acting under the direction of the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge William Doyle issued an order that the Denver Public Schools (DPS) be desegregated.
Cleo Parker Robinson is known both for her talent as a dancer and her tenacity in creating a cultural arts institution that serves more than 60,000 people each year.
When it was an airport, Stapleton hosted a three-pronged National Weather Service (NWS) office: an upper atmosphere weather balloon program; a weather forecasting office; and weather observations related to the airport.
The ’60s and 70’s were a fascinating and historically important time in Park Hill as it fought to be one of the first integrated neighborhoods in the U.S. But, how integrated is the neighborhood today?
A book by former Denver Post reporter and now biographer, Mike McPhee, celebrates the accomplishments of major Denver figure, Dana Crawford.
With the help of her daughter and a good family friend, 96-year-old Grace Roberts Scott wrote a 520-page memoir of her life and family history, which was published this spring.
The Green Book is the plan for the re-development of the abandoned Stapleton International Airport. What was the Green Book vision and has Stapleton met it?
How did the Green Book (The Stapleton Development Plan) come to be? And what might have happened without it? This is the story of the people whose determined efforts made it happen and have guided the development. Without them, Stapleton might well have been an industrial warehouse district, a theme park or a race track.
Black Lives Matter 5280 distributed 2,500 flyers in Stapleton the night of Aug. 8, 2015. The flyer informed residents that the community’s namesake, Mayor Benjamin Stapleton, had been a member of the Ku Klux Klan and the name “Stapleton” should be changed. Bianca Pullen, representing the group, says about 25 volunteers participated in this action, […]