Last Friday marked the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, the effective end of slavery in the United States. To celebrate the occasion residents from the Colorado River and Roaring Fork Valleys gathered in Rifle Colorado to speak out against police brutality and systemic racism. They were met there by another group of protestors who KDNKs Lucas Turner reports. Click the headline for more photos from Friday's demonstrations.
The City of Rifle saw an unusual amount of activity on its main thoroughfare Friday afternoon as two groups of protesters made their voices heard. Here are some of the sounds from the demonstrations. Tune in later this week for more on the story.
John Goodwin is a career peace officer and retired professor of Criminal Justice at Colorado Mountain College. John reflects on his life, the death of George Floyd and the importance of community centered police work.
Music Director Cody Lee sat down with Luke Nestler on Express Yourself to talk about two accomplished album releases from Jake Blount and Darrell Scott, a rookie and an old pro. Both are worth listening to, and here Cody and Luke tell you why.
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