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  • Reports From Greece – 13 Part Series – 2017

    November 19, 2017
    During the summer of 2017, Unicorn Riot documented over a dozen stories from Athens, Greece. The stories were varied, most displaying networks of mutual aid, including housing, healthcare, food, detainee support and more, created by anarchists and anti-authoritarians in and around Exarcheia. We produced three…...
  • Pokanoket Nation Reclaims Stolen Sacred Land From Brown University

    August 22, 2017
    Bristol, RI – The federally unrecognized indigenous Pokanoket Nation, along with other tribes and their allies, have taken direct action to repatriate land that they say was stolen from them during colonial warfare over 300 years ago. The Pokanoket were the first to welcome Puritan…...
  • Social Engineers Spoof Corporate Security at DEFCON 25 Hacking CTF

    August 7, 2017
    Las Vegas, NV – Ever since DEFCON 18, there has been a village within the conference dedicated to the art of human hacking, also known as Social Engineering. By the village’s definition, social engineering is “any act that influences a person to take an action…...
  • Queer Dance Party Raises Money for International Community

    June 2, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On May 27th, Unicorn Riot attended the Queer Dance Party Deluxe at the Seward Cafe. The dance party, held monthly to bi-monthly at the Seward Cafe, was co-organized by Max, who is one of the collective members who helps operate the…...
  • Sleds Plunge Down Powderhorn Ice Gauntlet at Community Art Spectacle

    January 28, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On January 28th, 2017, Unicorn Riot had the opportunity to cover the 2017 Art Sled in Powderhorn Park. Art Sled was held by  “South Sixteenth High Jinks”, a group made up of Powderhorn residents and artists. They hope to create public events…...
  • Millions Join Women’s Marches Worldwide, Empowering Some Femme Voices while Diminishing Others

    January 24, 2017
    On January 21st, 2017, there were nearly five hundred Women’s Marches in the United States and two hundred internationally. Attendance at the largest marches, located in Washington, D.C., Chicago, NYC, Boston, Denver, and Los Angeles, were estimated to number between 100,000-750,000 each. According to the…...
  • Eviction of Denver DIY Stronghold Rhinoceropolis Ordered by Deputy Police Chief

    December 23, 2016
    Denver, CO – Following the eviction by the Denver Police and Fire Departments of the longtime Do-It-Yourself (DIY) art and music space Rhinoceropolis earlier this month, the RiNO neighborhood association issued a statement condemning the eviction. In addition to objecting to the targeting of a…...
  • DIY Art and Music Venues Targeted and Shut Down after Ghost Ship Fire

    December 11, 2016
    Denver, CO – The residents of local DIY art and music venues Rhinoceropolis and Glob in the RiNO district of Denver were abruptly evicted the evening of Thursday, December 8th, by the Denver Police and Denver Fire Departments. The spaces are currently being investigated by…...
  • Controversial Mural Elicits Condemnation, Community Backlash

    October 7, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Since the University of Minnesota (UMN) Twin Cities’ 2016 Paint The Bridge event, one particular panel on the Washington Avenue bridge has sparked significant controversy. The annual Paint The Bridge event is open to all student groups officially registered with the UMN.…...
  • Black Storytellers Alliance Celebrates its 25th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival

    September 26, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – For more than two decades the Black Storytellers Alliance has celebrated the art of storytelling through festivals in and around the Twin Cities. During the weekend of September 22-24 the 25th annual Black Master Storytelling Festival took place. Held over three nights…...