Celebrating Black female judges in Colorado as the judiciary starts to diversify

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An hourglass in Judge Susan Blanco’s courtroom at the Larimer County Justice Center in Fort Collins, March 24, 2023.

Colorado's judges are getting more diverse. Nineteen Black female  judges were celebrated recently at an event hosted by the Colorado Association of Black Women Attorneys. Danielle Rash is with that non-profit and is a senior assistant City Attorney in the Denver City Attorney's Office. She spoke with Chandra Thomas Whitfield, along with Gary Jackson, a former senior Denver County Court Judge.