Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood reckons with its namesake’s KKK ties

Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood (stapletondenver.com) What’s in a name? While some people might hear Stapleton and think of the old Denver airport or the burgeoning Denver neighborhood, others cringe at its origins. Named after the five-term Denver Mayor Benjamin Stapleton starting in the 1920s — and member of the Ku Klux Klan who helped position Klan … Continue reading Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood reckons with its namesake’s KKK ties