Tag:Black legislators

This Too Shall Pass: Remembering Sen. Gloria Travis Tanner

Sen. Gloria Travis Tanner, who was inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame in 2002, died on April 4 at age 86 at her Denver home.

The Lawyer-Turned-Legislator Who First Tackled Racial Discrimination in Colorado

Joseph H. Stuart was the first Black legislator in Colorado and introduced a bill to ensure equal access to public places for all.