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SCOTUS, the Fair Housing Act, and Boulder

SCOTUS, the Fair Housing Act, and Boulder

The Supreme Court issued momentous decisions this session on the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage. In the shadow of those headline-makers, a decision strengthening the interpretation of the Fair Housing Act went less noticed. But the FHA [...]

The Atlantic | The Supreme Court Barely Saves the Fair Housing Act

The Atlantic | The Supreme Court Barely Saves the Fair Housing Act

"From a distance, the result in Inclusive Communities looks like a win. Writing for himself and the four moderate-liberals, Justice Kennedy explained that the disparate-impact interpretation had a lot going for it: it tracks two other Court [...]

The Youngest Member of the Little Rock Nine

The Youngest Member of the Little Rock Nine

In 1957, Carlotta Walls LaNier walked into Central High School as the youngest member of what is now known as the Little Rock Nine. This act of defiance became one of the most important events of the Civil Rights movement. Ms. LaNier went on to [...]

Marching with MLK

Marching with MLK

Boulder City Councilman Macon Cowles' father will be honored by Littleton's mayor at a ceremony on Monday marking Martin Luther King, Jr.  Day.  The Reverend S. Macon Cowles, Jr., who passed away in 2002, marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. in [...]