🦄 Community

Jahmari Rice Vigil Sheds Tears and Light on Community Violence

Richfield, MN – Community and family members of Jahmari Rice gathered for a vigil on February 2, 2022, outside the South Education Center (SEC) in Richfield, Minnesota. 15-year-old Jahmari Rice, son of community activist Cortez Rice, was a student at SEC for only two days…

🦄 COVID-19, Global
São Paulo

“Brazil is Asking for Help” – Artists and Activists Speak Out

COVID-19 continues to ravage Brazil, leading to record numbers of daily deaths. For a deeper understanding of some of the impacts the coronavirus pandemic is having on several areas and aspects of life, Unicorn Riot recently heard from four Brazilians across different states.

Brazilian Pandemonium:…

🦄 LGBTQ+

The Art of Creating Community: Bedtime Goose and Uproar Performing Arts

Minneapolis, MN – Premiering in August 2017 in a cafe courtyard, Mother Goose’s Bedtime Stories is a celebration of “the black, brown, indigenous, LGBTQI+ folk and Womxn in the arts scene of Minneapolis.” Dozen of dancers, poets, comedians and musicians have performed at the cabaret…

🦄 Community, Police

Families of Police Victims Create Community Amidst Tragedy

Roseville, MN – Over a dozen family members of loved ones killed by police graced a packed banquet in remembrance of Cordale Handy on Saturday, March 18, 2018. At the Radisson Hotel in Roseville, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul, around 100 people came out to…

🦄 Eco

Building Autonomy Through Ecology in Rojava

Rojava – After almost seven years since the war in Syria began, battles between Kurdish-led democratic forces (SDF/YPG/YPJ) and Daesh (IS) have left the Islamic State nearly defeated throughout the region.

When Rojava was liberated from direct Syrian government control in summer 2012, this set…

🦄 Arts & Culture, Community

Creativity Shines at Icy Art Sled Rally

Minneapolis, MN – On January 27, 2018, Unicorn Riot was back covering the Powderhorn Art Sled Rally in South Minneapolis’ Powderhorn Park for our third straight year. In frigid temperatures, decorative and amazingly creative sleds (including a Unicorn sled this year) whipped down an icy…