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Sports Store Going Out Of Business After Deciding To Boycott Colin...

AFRICANGLOBE - A sports store in Colorado is going out of business after its owner decided to boycott Nike products to protest the company's advertising partnership with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Illness Tied To Smoking Weed On The Rise

AFRICANGLOBE - Since 2009, when medical marijuana became widely available, emergency room visits diagnoses for CHS in two Colorado hospitals nearly doubled. In 2012, the state legalized recreational marijuana. “It is certainly something that, before legalization, we almost never saw,” Heard said. “Now we are seeing it quite frequently.”

Bomb Explodes Outside NAACP Office In Colorado

AFRICANGLOBE - Federal investigators are on the ground at the scene where an 'improvised explosive device' detonated Tuesday next to the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP. The blast happened about 10:45am outside a barber shop next door to the group's building, which is about an hour south of Denver.

Retired Black Cop Speaks Out On Going Undercover With KKK In...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Black ex-cop has written a book about how he infiltrated a branch of the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado in the 1970s. Ron Stallworth was an investigator for the Colorado Springs Police Department in 1979 when he answered a newspaper ad placed by a new KKK group looking for local members.

Why Colorado’s Weed Laws May Backfire For Black Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - Regulated supplies will likely increase and prices will fall, especially when (not if) Big Business gets involved. And when they do, lobbyists’ dollars will flow through the halls of the state capitol in an attempt to ensure the death of the black market. We can also expect that with the lure of “clean money”, deep-pocketed drug cartels, using straw owners and other avenues, will find their way back into the game. Barring any additional reforms, black market dealers will be put out of business and jailed. Or worse. They will die fighting over the last scrap of turf — tragically human cost too many are all too willing to pay.

In Colorado, Blacks Are 4 Percent Of The Population And 100...

AFRICANGLOBE - Everyone who is on death row in Colorado is Black. In a state that is only 4.3% Black, Colorado’s death row is 100% African-American.

Massacre in Colorado: Man Opens Fire in Theater During Dark Knight,...

AFRICANGLOBE - In a scene that is becoming all too familiar in our gun-obsessed nation, a gunman stood at the front of a Denver area movie theater during the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, released a canister of gas, and then opened fire with an automatic weapon, ultimately killing at least 12 people and wounding up to 50.