Remembering Denver Rapper and Producer Playalitical, Dead at 38

Dustin Robbins, a once prolific Denver hip-hop producer and rapper who went by the moniker Playalitical, died on September 15, according to his mother, Debra Duffy. Robbins was 38. Duffy says Robbins’s cause of death isn’t currently known, but he died at a group home in Arvada after telling staff he wasn’t feeling well and …

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In despair, protesters take to streets for Breonna Taylor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some of them raised their fists and called out “Black lives matter!” Others tended to the letters, flowers and signs grouped together in a square in downtown Louisville. All of them said her name: Breonna Taylor. People dismayed that the officers who shot the Black woman in her apartment during a …

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Vehicle plows through Breonna Taylor protesters in Hollywood, hitting at least one person

A truck drove through a group of protesters in Hollywood on Thursday night, striking and running over at least one person as it sped through the crowd, news footage shows. Demonstrators had gathered at 7 p.m. at Hollywood Forever Cemetery before marching through the streets of Hollywood to decry the announcement Wednesday that just one …

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Denver Urban Gardens Plans Sale of El Oasis Land to Pay Off Debt

Denver Urban Gardens plans to sell most of the land where it operates El Oasis, one of its Highland neighborhood gardens, to Caliber Construction in a $1.2 million deal set to close on December 1. But members of El Oasis, located at 1847 West 35th Avenue, are fighting the sale by raising public awareness in hopes of pressuring Caliber …

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LAPD officer rearrested on new felony charge after allegedly stealing cash at pot grow

A Los Angeles police officer on Thursday was arrested for a second time — this time on a felony count — in relation to a January incident in which he is accused of stealing cash from the backpack of an employee at a cannabis grow facility, prosecutors and police said. Officer Luis Mota, 46, was …

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Street Art Honors Kyle Rittenhouse, Man Charged With Murdering Protesters

“KYLE WAS RIGHT.” Those are the words spray-painted and then sprayed over on a Wheat Ridge underpass near Interstate 70 next to a large stenciled portrait of a man, presumably Kyle Rittenhouse, holding an assault weapon and standing in front of an American flag shaped like Wisconsin. Rittenhouse is the seventeen-year-old from Illinois who was …

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Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Different team, familiar result for Ryan Fitzpatrick against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Fitzpatrick accounted for three touchdowns and led Miami to a 31-13 victory Thursday night, becoming the first NFL quarterback to notch six wins over the same opponent with six teams. The lopsided outcome also gave the Dolphins (1-2) their first …

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Parents sue LAUSD, blasting its online learning as an ‘educational crisis’

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s distance learning plan has caused “enormous learning losses” and left tens of thousands of Black and Latino students without a basic education, according to allegations in a class action lawsuit filed against the district Thursday. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Los Angles public school parents, alleges that the …

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Breonna Taylor Protests: Media in Denver Puts Violence Before Peace

While previewing his controversial documentary Denver in Decay last week, filmmaker and KNUS radio personality Steffan Tubbs said he focused on the violence that followed late-spring protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police — even though the overwhelming majority of demonstrators acted within the law — because “Denver news media did …

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