Many words have been associated with Dolores Huerta, Activist, Feminist, Icon, Rebel, Civil Rights Hero, Passionate, Advocate, Pioneer, but only one set of words makes her very happy whenever she hears them…
Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant - and unheralded - feminist activists of the 20th century and she continues to fight to this day. An important activist of our time, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in founding the first farm workers union with Cesar Chavez.
Refugees and who should be allowed into the U.S. are hot topics in the news both around the nation and here in Colorado. We talk to refugees who call our state home about their hopes and fears. Who are the refugees, and how will fluctuating U.S. policy affect their dreams and the new lives they yearn to begin?
Insight with John Ferrugia on RMPBS "Colorado Refugees" March 23 at 7pm
As the nation and the state continue to deal with an opioid-abuse epidemic, a recent national study reveals an increase in babies suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome at birth, especially those in rural places. Is Colorado following the national trend? Various counties and rural areas around the state have noted, anecdotally, that the problem is getting worse, and some are starting to step up to create solutions. We take a look at the numbers that are available in the state and examine what is working and what is not when it comes to the fight against opioid abuse.
Join host Samuel L. Jackson for an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Gershwin Prize for popular song, with a special appearance by Berry Gordy, founder of Motown. The legendary Motown singer, joined the 2016 A Capitol Fourth on PBS to perform a medley of his greatest hits including Get Ready and My Girl.
Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize RMPBS - Friday, February 10 - 9pm MST