Denverite Article

A new sign downtown recognizes Denver’s role in the lynching of a 15-year-old boy

In an era of tearing down monuments, Colorado lynching sites may gain historical markers.


Colorado Public Radio interview with coalition members Judy Ollman and Rosemary Lytle


Colorado Public Radio Interview With Alan Prendergast


Why People are Honoring this Colorado Lynching Victim With a Soil Ceremony


Colorado Public Radio 

Lynching Memorial Honors 3 Colorado Victims, But There's More To The State's History 

5280 Article

118 Years Ago, a Denver Teen Was Publicly and Brutally Murdered 

Westword Article 


The Murder of Preston Porter Jr. and Colorado's Grim History of Lynchings



The Colorado Community Remembrance Project is a community-based, volunteer-run, nonprofit organization working to promote racial justice and racial reconciliation in our state by documenting the history of racial terror lynching, advocating for full acknowledgment of these murders, and ensuring that those whose lives were taken in these brutal campaigns are remembered with honor and dignity.

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