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Theo Wilson Goes Viral Again, This Time on BuzzFeed

2 years ago by Chris Walker
The video, which has been viewed more than 1.8 million times on Facebook alone since it was released on Wednesday, March 14, covers Wilson's infiltration of the alt-right by creating a fake conservative social media profile.
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Video: Suzi Q. Smith slams with champions Bobby Lefebre and Theo Wilson

8 years ago by Kelsey Whipple
In this week's cover story, "Slam, Bam, Thank You, Ma'am," Westword shadowed Denver poet Suzi Q. Smith and traveled to Wyoming with her and two other big names on the national touring roster: Bobby Lefebre and Theo "Lucifury" Wilson. Aside from a lowly Westword writer, the rental car held three...
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After Charlottesville, Theo Wilson's "Infiltrating the Alt-Right" TED Talk Goes Viral

2 years ago by Chris Walker
In late 2015, Denver Activist Theo Wilson went undercover online as a black man amongst the alt-right. By creating a fake white supremacist Facebook profile as well as a YouTube account under the moniker “Lucius25,” Wilson set out to trick the social media platforms’ algorithms into feeding him the same...
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100 Colorado Creatives 3.0: Theo “Lucifury” Wilson

3 years ago by Susan Froyd
#65: Theo “Lucifury” Wilson Theo Wilson is the ultimate Denver artivist. In his guise as Lucifury, he was a founding member of the Slam Nuba poetry slam, and his artistic reach includes everything from acting and songwriting to inspirational talks on the TEDx stage. More than a performer, Wilson is...
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Renaissance Man Theo Wilson Creates a True Denver Salon With Shop Talk Live

3 years ago by Chris Walker
Theo Wilson, a true Renaissance Man, is an activist and artist who won a national slam-poetry contest. Now he's created a true salon with Shop Talk Live, his community-building sessions held in local barbershops and beauty shops.
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Shop Talk Live Founder Theo Wilson on Racism, Viral Success on the Internet

3 years ago
Theo Wilson is a founder of Shop Talk Live, an organization that hosts bi-monthly gatherings in select barbershops and beauty salons around Aurora. They’re open to anyone, and frequently focus on issues affecting the African-American community. (The title of the December 7 session was “Armed, Ready, and Black: Firearms Forum.”) Wilson is...
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Take a Gamble on Literature at the Central City Poetry Festival

4 months ago by Teague Bohlen
Jeff Stover, lead organizer for the Central City Poetry Festival, talks about a new celebration of the written word taking place in Central City.
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Poet Eliza Beth Whittington Talks Treat Me Like You Treat the Earth

6 months ago by Teague Bohlen
Denver poet Eliza Beth Whittington talks about their first collection, Treat Me Like You Treat the Earth.
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Review: Off-Center's Bite Size Serves Up a Theatrical Feast at BookBar

1 year ago by Juliet Wittman
The Off-Center project includes five short plays.
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