Jacob Blake, Black man shot by police in Wisconsin, honored in Denver
Blake is in critical condition after police shot him in the back seven times on Sunday.
Hundreds of protesters and community organizers gathered at Manual High School Monday for the “Protect Black Men: Colorado Action for Jacob Blake” protest.
Blake, a Black man, is in critical condition after a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shot him in the back seven times on Sunday after he tried to break up a fight between several women. A video shows an officer shooting Blake as he was trying to enter a vehicle. Some of Blake’s children were in the back seat, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Keep scrolling to see photos from last night’s event.
Things to do in Denver this weekend, March 24-26
Black Restaurant Week, a bee-themed menu at Tamayo and more!
After East High shooting, armed police are headed back to DPS high schools until the end of the school year. The debate to keep them there is underway
DPS board approved the return of officers until the end of the school year a day after a shooting at East High school.
East High students march on State Capitol and call for gun control a day after school shooting
Students from various Denver high schools walked out of class and marched to the Capitol earlier this month after 16-year-old Luis Garcia died from a gunshot-related injury sustained outside East High.
Cleo Parker Robinson among those honored at White House with National Medal of the Arts
Her group The International Association of Blacks in Dance shared the honor with Bruce Springsteen, Gladys Knight, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and others.
East High shooting: Coroner confirms body is suspect’s as students plan protest
The Board of Education has replaced its Thursday meeting with an executive session about school safety.
Big money floods the fight over the Park Hill Golf Course — 155 acres of Northeast Park Hill
All but six of the contributions are from outside the neighborhood.
“We just buried Luis”: East High parents, students fume after another shooting and call for stricter security
On their way to school today, students walked past a memorial to Luis Garcia, who was shot outside East earlier this year.
East High shooting: Police say they’ve found a body near the suspected shooter’s car in Park County. One victim remains in the hospital.
The Park County coroner identified the body as the 17-year-old suspect Thursday morning.
Sun Valley is rapidly changing, but a History Colorado project wants to keep the neighborhood’s memory alive
“This is an opportunity to make sure that the history of this neighborhood is told by those of us who lived it."
PlatteForum’s latest show features the work of a rising star in the Denver street photography scene — and his mentees
Anthony Maes mentored high schoolers for six weeks teaching them about street photography. Their work is now on display together.
Kelly Brough’s partner has long influenced city politics on behalf of businesses like Frontier Airlines, Kroenke and large developers
David Kenney would have to step back from business with the city if Brough is elected mayor.
So you voted for a candidate who dropped out of the election. What happens to your vote?
We asked the Clerk and Recorder's office about what happens to votes for candidates who withdraw from the race.
More than $1 million in taxpayer money went out to mayoral campaigns in final payment
The Fair Elections Fund spent more than $7 million total but didn’t run out of money, as many feared.
Tamayo and Toro are premiering a bee-themed menu to raise awareness about the climate crisis facing our honey-making friends
The special menu and philanthropic campaign will be available through April 23.
Denver is paying out $110,000 for two liability claims involving police
The two cases date back to 2014 and 2020, and involve a SWAT raid and unlawful search and seizure.
Denver metro area had more than 13,000 permits filed for new apartments last year
More than a million units are under construction nationwide.
An unlikely union between a hospital and a writers’ workshop is helping medical workers with trauma
"If this was a drug, you’d be going to FDA to try to get it approved."
Outside spending for mayoral hopeful Johnston gives him the edge in money race
A LinkedIn co-founder has contributed $779,804 to an independent expenditure committee supporting Mike Johnston.
Alfonzo Porter, Denver Urban Spectrum editor-in-chief, has died
"He was a compassionate brother and he wanted to see what's best for our community.”
Park Hill Golf Course developers tried to silence nonprofit Sisters of Color this week
The nonprofit is suing the developer over how it handled a lease.