About 100 residents, joined by Colorado Homes for All, protested Thursday outside the Apartment Association of Metro Denver awards ceremony. Six went in and walked onto the stage
Award-winning poet and scholar Camille T. Dungy took on her nonfiction project “Soil” amid a tumultuous year after winning a Guggenheim fellowship.
In “What’d I Miss?” Myra observes Denver paid a lot in settlements over claims of police abuse during the George Floyd protests.
Ellie Wyatt feels lucky that she lives in Colorado, where people have access to abortion. And that’s exactly what sent her and thousands of others to protest at the state Capitol in support of people in other states, where the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade has already begun to end access to […]
By McKenna Harford, Highlands Ranch Herald Highlands Ranch’s first-ever drag show has become a target of a local anti-LGBTQ group, leading to protests and counterprotests from the community. A Highlands Ranch group called the Freedom Fathers is protesting a comedy show that will be hosted by two drag performers June 17 at the Southridge Recreation […]
By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A federal jury’s $14 million award to Denver protesters hit with pepper balls and a bag filled with lead during 2020 demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis could resonate nationwide as courts weigh more than two dozen similar lawsuits. The jury found police used excessive force against […]
A man who shot and wounded two demonstrators while apparently aiming at a Jeep that was headed toward the crowd during a protest in suburban Denver in 2020 was convicted Thursday of several charges. Samuel Young, 24, was found guilty of two counts of second-degree assault, four counts of attempted manslaughter and a single count […]
This year on Valentine’s Day, a young TikTok star inspired thousands to participate in a nationwide “Day Without Immigrants” protest. This left me heartbroken. Why? I was heartbroken because it was a marker of a decades-long battle to achieve major federal immigration reform. It has been so long that we saw intergenerational immigrant construction workers, […]
By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press Bradley Bunn had a request after being arrested for building four pipe bombs he intended to use against any officers who tried to seize his guns: He wanted to meet with the federal prosecutor leading the case against him, a member of the Navy Reserve. The 55-year-old Army veteran […]
Last month, more than 500 youth from the Sunrise Movement staged a protest along the perimeter of the White House, holding signs that read “Biden, You Coward, Fight For Us,” after he endorsed an infrastructure deal that didn’t contain the climate provisions they hoped for. Since then, deaths from a historic heatwave have risen, an […]