Approximately fifty people gathered last night at La Alma Park to protest against police aggression. This is the latest in a string of anti-brutality rallies in recent months, though this march focused predominantly on the death of Kevin Ryberg, who was shot by police while in custody on July 31, an ... More >>
Update: According to the final numbers released from the Loveland Police Department, thirteen total arrests resulted from Occupy Denver's attempt to shut down the area's Walmart distribution center on Monday. Charges included obstructing a public roadway, hindering transportation and resisti ... More >>
Corey Donahue.On Friday, the Denver Anarchist Black Cross, a collective that defends the rights of those involved in mass political and social movements, announced its intention to firmly remove itself from the arena of Occupy Denver. By the time of its decision, the twelve-person group had d ... More >>
Occupy Denver clashed with the Denver Police Department again last night over a recently built cardboard shelter in Civic Center Park. Later dubbed "the Thundercube" because of the symbol the Thunderdome has become regarding the group's rights, the small, ceiling-free fort was built from abou ... More >>
Amelia Nicol.Update, 1 p.m. October 24: We now know the names of the four Occupy Denver participants arrested in a Denver Police Department raid on a squat over the weekend, and two of them were recently featured in this space: Amelia Nicol, who saw murder charges against her dropped earlier ... More >>
Amelia Nicol.Amelia Nicol is not afraid to go back to jail. "I'm standing up in solidarity with the people of Occupy Denver," she says. "But I'm using different tastics than before. There's no need for me to return to jail -- not for Occupy Denver."
Amelia Nicol.Wearing a denim dress and an ankle bracelet, her Mohawk combed down and decorated with a blue bandanna, Amelia Nicol looked very different yesterday morning than she had three weeks earlier, when she appeared in Denver County Court on June 9 in shackles and an orange jumpsuit, di ... More >>
"I was running down an alley, and then I heard them yell behind me, 'Mohawk, Mohawk!' There was a car parked at the end of the alley, and I was like, 'Oh, fuck.'"