Dina Gilio-Whitaker

February is Black History Month, a time to acknowledge African American contributions to the United States and celebrate black identity....

Simon Moya-Smith
A man who hurled beer and racial slurs at a group of Native American kids last month at a hockey game in Rapid City, South Dakota, will be charged with disorderly conduct, official...
David Rooks
With few announcements from the Rapid City Police Department or Mayor’s office since the January 24 abuse of 57 Lakota children in the town’s Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, calls for...
Simon Moya-Smith
Just two weeks before the Wounded Knee Massacre, white ranchers were preparing to “kill every Indian” they could find...
Simon Moya-Smith
It was standing-room only during a community forum in Rapid City, South Dakota, on Monday where more than 100 people had gathered to discuss the city's palpable racial tension...
David Rooks

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan

A stately pleasure-dome decree

Where Alph, the sacred river, ran

… Down to a sunless sea.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1797...

Simon Moya-Smith
The American Indian Movement held a peaceful protest outside the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, South Dakota, on Wednesday to raise awareness of several racially motiva...
Aaron Pearcy Mural Cheyenne River
Christina Rose
About This Life Inc. is a small nonprofit making big murals around the world, and in Rapid City, South Dakota, where they are based...
Simon Moya-Smith
A Native American woman was at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in South Dakota on Friday night when she was struck from behind with beer, she said...