Twelve years ago this month, a Saudi Arabian man living in Colorado named Homaidan al-Turki, whom federal authorities had long suspected of having ties to terrorism, was sentenced to life in prison on multiple counts of unlawful sexual contact. To this day, al-Turki has maintained that he’s innocent and was instead the target of post-9/11 anti-Muslim sentiment. What if he’s right?
Two fast-growing groups, Artemis and Braided, are teaching women to fly fish; supporting the women who already do (and make up one-third of the fly fishing community); and spreading awareness about the importance of nature conservation.
RTD and the U.S. Department of Transportation hosted a Career Days for Girls event in late June, in hopes that young women will consider jobs in these traditionally male-dominated industries, which are facing labor shortages.
Forty years ago, disability activists stopped traffic at the corner of Broadway and Colfax Avenue and changed the way the United States works. But that wasn’t the start—or the end—of their civil rights fight.