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  • Sharing Black History One Story at a Time: Festival Reaches 27 Years

    January 15, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – The Black Storytellers Alliance (BSA) finished its 27th year of showcasing Black master storytellers from around the United States with a weekend of free events for the “Signifyin’ & Testifyin’” festival in late 2018. Vusumuzi Zulu, the director of the Black Master…...
  • ‘Bowl Patrol’: Dylann Roof Fans Hope to Inspire More Mass Shootings

    January 8, 2019
    On June 17, 2015, 20-year-old Dylann Roof shot and killed 9 people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof, an avid reader of neo-Nazi websites such as Stormfront and the Daily Stormer, quickly admitted to the killing and later …...
  • Arts, Culture, and Hip Hop Resist Line 3 as Lawsuits Against Approval Continue

    December 29, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – Hundreds came out to the Cedar Cultural Center to support the resistance to Enbridge’s Line 3 Replacement Pipeline on Friday, December 21. Immortal Technique headlined a set list comprised of water protectors, rappers, and artists who work with and give back to…...
  • Arrested D.C. Nazi Marched in Charlottesville, Befriended Pittsburgh Shooter

    November 14, 2018
    Washington, DC – After the deadly ‘Unite the Right‘ rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, researchers have kept advancing investigations and documentation of the violent neo-Nazi and white supremacist network that attended. James Alex Fields, Jr., the white nationalist who drove his car into a crowd of…...
  • Patriot Prayer and Anti-Fascists Face Off in Portland

    August 4, 2018
    Portland, OR – About a month after violent street fighting in Portland, Joey Gibson’s Patriot Prayer are back, on Saturday, August 4, and again, the city is expecting violence. On June 30, many Proud Boys and other far-right groups joined Patriot Prayer in a event…...
  • Remembering Cordale Handy, One Year Later

    March 17, 2018
    St. Paul, MN – Last year, on March 15, 29-year-old Cordale Handy was killed by police in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since her son’s death, Cordale’s mother, Kim Handy-Jones, has continuously championed an end to police violence and a change in training and tactics during mental…...
  • End of the Year Fundraiser

    November 17, 2017
    UPDATE : This fundraiser has ended. Thanks for supporting Unicorn Riot, your source for non-profit independent media! As we close out 2017, we want to say thank you to those supporters who have made the past two and a half years possible! That continued support…...
  • Discord Logs Show Neo-Nazi Agenda Behind ‘Anti-Communist Action’

    November 1, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – In the months since the Unite The Right rally led to the death of Heather Heyer and triggered a massive backlash, new details about groups involved continue to surface. One of the Nazi-affiliated groups behind Unite The Right, Anti-Communist Action (‘Anticom’ for…...
  • Anticom Discord Server Shows Months of Neo-Nazi Incitement

    October 18, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – Over two months after the murder of Heather Heyer at the neo-nazi Unite The Right rally on August 12, the broader neo-fascist “alt-right” movement has generally become fractured, due to external pressures, de-platforming and infighting. Recent attempts to hold white supremacist rallies…...
  • Historic Union Hill Community Threatened By Atlantic Coast Pipeline

    September 29, 2017
    Buckingham County, VA – Earlier this month, activists kayaked the James River along the planned route of Dominion Energy’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). The pipeline route goes from West Virginia to North Carolina with plans to connect it to the Transco line, also in Union…...