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  • Four Directions March Celebrates Denver’s Passage of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    October 21, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Monday, October 3rd, 2016, the city of Denver permanently designated the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which is celebrated federally, and on a state level in Colorado, as Columbus Day. This decision came five days before the annual…...
  • Navigating Spaces as a Survivor of Rape: George/Anne’s Story

    September 20, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – In the summer of 2016 trusted community members and allies congregated in a Minneapolis public park at the request of a survivor of rape. The purpose of the gathering was to visibly show community support for the survivor, George/Anne, and also for…...
  • Ongoing #NoDAPL Water Protection Actions – Interview With Uŋpa Nuŋpa

    September 7, 2016
    Denver, CO – Upon his return to Denver from the construction site of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in early September, we sat down with Uŋpa Nuŋpa of the Zintkala Luzahan Camp to hear his story. Drone footage courtesy of Dr0ne2bwild Photography & Video  …...
  • Marcus Garvey’s Birthday Celebration Unites Community

    August 22, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 the National Black United Front and All-African Liberation sponsored an event entitled “Dialogue-4-Survival: A Tribute to Marcus Garvey”. The event took place at the Crossroads Theater in the Five Points District, a historically Black neighborhood known as…...
  • No Charges Filed in Denver Police Killing of Unarmed Dion Avila Damon

    August 15, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Friday, August 12th, 2016, the office of Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey released a statement announcing that no criminal charges would be filed against Denver Police Technician Jeff Motz, who shot and killed Dion Avila Damon during a police ambush. Damon…...
  • SURJ Locks Down at Denver Police Headquarters

    July 23, 2016
    July 20th Denver, CO – Members of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Denver locked down in front of the Denver Police Headquarter Administration Building to protest police violence and in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. Four SURJ members locked themselves arm to arm in…...
  • Twin Cities Anarchist People of Color Engage Militancy Debate

    July 13, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – On July 9th, 2016 Black Lives Matter Minneapolis (BLM-Mpls), along with members of other groups and non-group affiliated young people, led a protest march and shutdown of highway I-94 In St Paul, MN to demand justice for Philando Castile. During the shutdown,…...
  • Counter-Trump Rally Brings Indigenous Activists, BLM, Vets VS Hate, 3%ers & Breitbart Reporter

    July 8, 2016
    Denver, CO – When Donald Trump arrived in Denver to speak at the Western Conservative Summit on July 1st, 2016, various groups converged to show their support or opposition. An event listed as “Manda a Trump a la Chingada! // Send Trump to Hell!” hosted…...
  • Denver’s Affordable Housing Displaces Low-Income Residents

    June 20, 2016
    Denver, CO – When traveling through downtown Denver, it is impossible to go a few blocks without seeing construction projects for new apartment buildings. Some may see these new developments as necessary improvements for an up-and-coming booming hipster city, however the ones who are being…...
  • Minneapolis Celebrates MayDay w/ Massive Community Festival

    May 3, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Southside Minneapolis plays host to one of the largest MayDay celebrations in the United States of America. On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, for the 42nd time, the Heart of the Beast Theater organized a parade and ceremony “to bring people together for…...