Alexandra Laird is a graduate student in philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a research assistant at the Center of the American West. Originally from western Montana, she holds a B.A. in Humanities from Villanova University and is currently interested in the ethics of wildlife reintroduction, biological species concepts, federal public lands policy, and American legal history.
Rachel Bassette Noel was the first African American woman to be elected to public office in the state of Colorado. Born on January 15, 1918 in Hampton, Virginia, Noel earned her bachelor’s degree from Hampton University and her master’s in sociology from Fisk University. In … Read MoreRachel B. Noel (1918-2008)