Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Demonstrations in Cortez pick up steam: Peace and justice walk, patriotism ride both draw more participants

Note: This article contains offensive language. One week after onlookers confronted and harassed social-justice marchers in Cortez, the next Saturday demonstration drew more marchers than usual and experienced fewer negative comments. On Sept. 26, bystanders had shouted obscenities and threatening … Continue reading

Published in October 2020 Tagged

Opposite views: Protests for and against Black Lives Matter rage in Cortez

Cortez’s Main Street has become a lively place to be on Saturday mornings. For weeks, people have turned out for a march organized by St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in support of the “Black Lives Matter” movement. It reflects demonstrations taking … Continue reading

Published in August 2020 Tagged , ,