The Ludlow Massacre must not be forgotten

The Ludlow Massacre must not be forgotten
Patrick Faricy

This week, Westword looks back at one of the darkest episodes in Colorado history: the Ludlow Massacre, a shooting war between striking coal miners and state troops that had a profound impact on the state's politics and the American labor movement and still resonates a century later. Find our detailed coverage of the events leading up to the tragedy and its aftermath, including a video tour of the Ludlow Memorial, at

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