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July 8, 2020: Efforts In Colorado To Remove Names And Statues Of Controversial Figures

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50min 44sec
Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
“El Viaje/The Journey” by David Ocelotl Garcia, which adorns the inside of Plaza de la Raza at Columbus Park, otherwise known as La Raza Park.

Efforts are underway to officially change the name of Denver’s Columbus Park to La Raza Park. Then, why do people create monuments and who decides which version of history is told? Also, how federal money helped Colorado’s small businesses. Later, an essay from a listener titled “My Dear White Friends.” Finally, remembering Charlie Daniels.