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Colorado narrows the opportunity gap but equity still ‘a dream unrealized’

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Maria Bocanegra Tejeda
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Raquel Tejeda, 49, left, helps her daughter Maria Bocanegra Tejeda, 22, put on her graduation gown and cap on for the 2022 University of Northern Colorado graduation ceremony at their home in Greeley, Colorado on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Their family represents success in closing the equity gap in Colorado.

Ideally, the color of your skin doesn't determine your opportunities in areas like education or housing, and a new report suggests that Colorado, more than any other state, is inching closer to that goal. But it also finds that equity remains "a dream unrealized." Host Chandra Thomas Whitfield speaks with reporter Tina Griego of the Colorado News Collaborative.