Tue February 12, 2013

What ‘Side Of The Tracks’ Do You Live On? This Map Will Show You

Screencap of Boulder as seen on RichBlocksPoorBlocks.com. Warmer colors signify poorer areas, cooler colors more affluent.

President Obama will touch on many issues during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, including the economy. While RichBlocksPoorBlocks.com has been around for over a year, it clearly shows the varying income levels across every city in the country.

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Mon February 4, 2013

Confronting Challenges And Fairness In Minority Health

Dr. Carolyn Chen, a physician at Clinica Family Health Services in Adams County, Colo., examines six-month-old Isaac Cabanas-Saucedo as his mother, Sandra Saucedo, holds him
Joe Mahoney The iNews Network

Among the hurdles to attacking disparities in health between ethnic and racial minorities and whites is the confounding reality that some inequities have so far defied explanation and the differing views on what constitutes “fairness.”

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Mon January 21, 2013
Series: Losing Ground

I-News Study Finds Some Civil Rights-Era Gains Eroding for Colorado Minorities

Archival photo. Civil rights activists march with political leaders, including Denver mayor Wellington Webb and Colorado Gov. Roy Romer, center, during a parade through Denver marking Martin Luther King Day in 1990
Denver Public Library


Mon January 21, 2013
Series: Losing Ground

Single Parenthood: A Major Factor In Poverty

Angel Castro's son, Aaron, 3, watches a movie while Castro feeds his sister, Alexis, 17 months, at their Englewood, CO apartment. Castro, 28, a single mother relying heavily on public assistance, quit her part-time job after losing childcare for the two
Joe Mahoney The iNews Network

Angel Castro’s days teeter between determination and desperation. She is 28, impoverished, scarred from a chaotic childhood and adolescence, raising two young children alone.

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Sun January 20, 2013
Series: Losing Ground

In Income, Poverty, Education, and Home Ownership Colorado's Minorities Are Losing Ground

Archival photo, Limon Correctional Facility. In 2010, about one in every 20 black men were incarcerated in Colorado state prisons compared to one out of every 50 Latino men and one of every 150 white men, according to an I-News analysis
The Denver Public Library

By some of the most important measures of social progress, black and Latino residents of Colorado have lost ground compared to white residents in the decades since the civil rights movement.

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